Reminiscences of William James McGill, 1980

 

Name
McGill, William J. (William James), 1922-1997 (Interviewee)
Graff, Henry (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of William James McGill, 1980
Abstract
Education, New York, N.Y., Fordham 1939-43; early work experience; Ph.D. Psychology, Harvard, 1952; Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Columbia University Department of Psychology, 1956-65; University of California, Santa Barbara, to build Department of Psychology there, 1965, Chancellor, 1968-70: anti-war and racial unrest, student strike; President of Columbia University, 1970-80: state of the university in 1970, impressions of trustees, faculty, administrators, problems of finance, administration, student unrest, community relations; fund raising; building programs on Morningside Heights and at Health Center; Faculty House, President's House; Arden House meeting, 1975; Rockefeller Center lease; Chairman, Commission for the Eighties; comments on the future of education, scholars and educators, Columbia University
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Psychologists; College presidents; Psychology; Students--Political activity; Universities and colleges; Education; McGill, William J. (William James), 1922-1997; Columbia University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; University of California, Santa Barbara
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1980
Note (Biographical)
University president, psychologist
Note
Interviewed by Henry Graff
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
15310911
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-s491-cr52
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.