Scope and Contents: President Carter was born in 1915 and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1946. He also attended Texas Christian University on his way to becoming certified public accountant. He came to North Texas State University in 1955 and was named university comptroller in 1961. In 1965 he was promoted to vice president for fiscal affairs. He then became acting President in 1970, while the search for a new President was under way.