Oral history interview with Clark Kerr 1998

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Oral history interview with Clark Kerr 1998

 

 

Name:
Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003 (Interviewee); Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Clark Kerr 1998
Abstract:
Childhood: Reading, PA, farm life, family values and education; B.A. social sciences, Swarthmore College, 1932: student body president, Quaker religion; American Friends Service peace caravaner, California, summer 1932; graduate studies, Stanford University [SU]; Ph.D. economics, University of California, Berkeley [UCB]: unemployment research, labor relations interests; teaching positions SU and University of Washington; director Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Berkeley: labor union arbitrator, anti-Communist oath; first UCB chancellor, UCB president: California Master Plan for Higher Education, structuring University of California system, mass universal access to education, campus free speech movement, student protests, dismissal over police involvement; board member, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; director and chairman, Carnegie Corporation Commission on Higher Education: "Quality and Equality" 1968 report, federal government programs for financing higher education, Pell grants and student loan programs, research duties' impact on teaching quality; chairman, Carnegie Corporation Council for Policy Studies in Higher Education: high school Advanced Placement courses; member Rockefeller Foundation Board: Health Manpower Act of 1974; chairman, Work in America; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name:
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects:
Government aid to higher education; Universities and colleges--Finance--United States; Communism--History--20th century.--United States; Quakers; Collective bargaining--College teachers--United States; Educators; Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003; Carnegie Commission on Higher Education; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; University of California, Berkeley History
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Origin Information:
1998.
Physical Description:
98 pages
Note (Biographical):
Educator.
Note (Funding):
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Carnegie Corporation of New York
Note:
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.Interviewed by: Sharon Zane on February 18, 1998 in Berkeley, California and September 14, 1998 in New York, New York.Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.
Note (Provenance):
Gift of Clark Kerr
Language:
English
Library Location:
Oral History Archives at Columbia, Columbia University
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-8mz6-bd72