President John J. Kamerick Records, 1968-1970Add to your cart.

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Collection Overview

Title: President John J. Kamerick Records, 1968-1970Add to your cart.
ID: 02/02/ UP0009
Extent: 38.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged according to subject and described at folder level.
Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

John J. Kamerick served as President of North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas) from 1968 to 1970.  This collections contains the records of the Kamerick Administration from 1968 to 1970.  Topics include organizations, academics, legislative issues, faculty, student affairs, fiscal affairs, and colleges of the University.

Collection Historical Note

John J. Kamerick was named as President of North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas) in 1968.  Born in Ottumwa, Iowa in 1919, Kamerick studied and taught at universities in the Midwest and served in the Navy before moving into administrative work.  Previous to his appointment at NTSU, Kamerick served as academic vice president at Kent State University at Kent, Ohio.  During his short tenure as President of NTSU, Kamerick hired the university's first black administrator and oversaw university operations during a time of social unrest.  In 1970, Kamerick left NTSU and returned to his Midwestern roots by accepting the post of President of the University of Northern Iowa.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Preferred Citation: President John J. Kamerick Records, University of North Texas Special Collections

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