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Meyerson, Martin

 Person
Dates
  • Existence: 1922-2007

Biographical Note

Meyerson (1922-2007), whose academic background was in environmental design and urban planning became the University's tenth President (1966-1970). Previously, he was professor of urban development and dean of the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley. He served as Interim Chancellor for UC Berkeley from January to July, 1965 at the height of their campus controversy concerning student rights and privileges. During his tenure at Buffalo, this campus saw a similar period of student unrest. Meyerson's presidency was noted for academic innovation in the period of rapid growth as the plans were laid and ground was broken for a new campus in Amherst, N. Y. When he officially left the University in 1970, he became president of the University of Pennsylvania, serving that school until 1981.
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Martin Meyerson inauguration scrapbook

 Collection — Oversize-box: UAOS 4, Volume: 1
Identifier: 4-10-656
Abstract Scrapbook of the inauguration of University at Buffalo President Martin Meyerson. Meyerson was the 10th President of the university, and served from 1966-1970.