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Subject files, Office of the President, Robert Ketter administration

 Collection
Identifier: 5/3/418
Subject files kept by the Office of the President, mainly during the administration of Robert Ketter. Topics for the era include evaluation of the School of Social Welfare; the Institute for Educational Management (which was held at Harvard Graduate School of Business; the Institute used the University at Buffalo as a case study in governance); Rapid Transit Feasibility Study for the Niagara Frontier; and Institute for Educational Planning, a UNESCO conference held in Paris in 1972.

Dates

  • 1971-1972

Creator

Terms of Access and Use

Subject files, Office of the President, Robert Ketter administration are open to researchers.

Copyright

Copyright is held by The State University of New York at Buffalo. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (4 manuscript boxes, 2 half manuscript boxes)

Abstract

Subject files kept by the Office of the President, mainly during the administration of Robert Ketter.

Biographical Note

A member of the university faculty since 1958, Robert L. Ketter served as the first chair of the Department of Civil Engineering, Dean of the Graduate School, and the Vice President for Facilities Planning. During his tenure as President (1970-1982), he oversaw the construction of the new campus, strengthened the university’s research programs, and initiated international programs in Korea, Japan, and China. He was founder and first director of the university’s Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research.

Robert L. Ketter Hall, home of the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, was dedicated in his honor in 1987. In 1988, Ketter was named SUNY Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering by the SUNY Board of Trustees.

Arrangement

Arranged in 4 series:

I. School of Social Welfare evaluation

II. Institute for Educational Management

III. Rapid Transit Feasibility Study

IV. UNESCO, Institute for Educational Planning

Acquisition Information

Subject files, Office of the President, Robert Ketter administration was transferred to University Archives by the Office of the President in September 1976.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff, 1970s with contextual notes added by Amy Vilz, September 2019; finding aid encoded by Amy Vilz, September 2019.
Title
Finding Aid for Subject files, Office of the President, Robert Ketter administration
Status
Minimally Processed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Amy Vilz
Date
30 September 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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