Cornell 1969: Key issues then and now, 3 May 1999.


Cornell 1969: Key issues then and now, 3 May 1999.

Video tape and transcript of the Cornell Faculty Forum discussing Cornell '69: Liberalism and the Crisis of the University, by Donald Downs, on the takeover of Willard Straight Hall and the events of 1969 at Cornell University. Speakers include Hunter Rawlings, Donald Downs, Dale Corson, Robert Harris, Kenneth McClane, Walter LaFeber, and others.

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McClane, Kenneth A., 1951- (person)

American poet. From the description of ALS : Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., to James [Baldwin] / Ken McClane, 1986, May 15. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 38887849 ...

Rawlings, Hunter R., III (person)

President of Cornell University, 1995-2003. From the description of Hunter Ripley Rawlings papers, 1995-2004. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64681635 Hunter R. Rawlings III served as the seventeenth president of the University of Iowa, from 1988 to 1995. While president at Iowa, Rawlings chaired the Governor's Commission on Foreign Language Studies and International Education for the State of Iowa from 1988 to 1991. In 1995 as he completed his presidency, ...

Corson, Dale R. (person)

Cornell University Assistant Professor of Physics, 1946-1947; Associate Professor, 1947-1952; Professor, 1952-79; Chairman of Physics Department, 1956-1959; Dean, College of Engineering, 1959-63; Provost of Cornell University, 1963-1969; President of Cornell University, 1969-1977. From the description of Dale R. Corson oral histories, 1981-1994. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936038 Dale R. Corson was named chairman of the Physics Dept. at Cornell Univer...

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Harris, Robert L., 1943-.... (person)

Robert L. Harris served as Africana Center director from 1986 to 1991 and was reappointed to that position in 2010. From 2000 to 2008, was Cornell's vice provost for diversity and faculty development. Key programs and initiatives established during his tenure as vice provost include the Provost's Academic Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, resulting in the hiring of minority scholars as tenure-track faculty; an annual list of open faculty searches to aid greater collaboration across disc...