By Marissa Posada and Laurel Alexander
|Title:||President Weston J. McConnell Records, 1934-1951|
|Primary Creator:||Weston Joseph McConnell (1934-1951)|
|Arrangement:||This collection is arranged by material type.|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsPresident McConnell was born April 12, 1883 in Batesville, Arkansas. He taught in rural schools and high schools in Wise county and Boyd. He attended North Texas State Normal College and received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Denver. He started teaching at North Texas State Normal College in 1916 and finished his master's degree at Denver in summer sessions. He became a professor and then dean of the college in 1923. He received a Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1925. He was president of the Association of Texas Colleges, served on the executive council of the American Association of Teachers Colleges, and as president of the Council of Texas State Teachers College Presidents and the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. He was also elected as a fellow in the American Association for the Advancemenof Science and the Texas Academy of Science. He was elected President of North Texas State TEachers College following the death of President Marquis. (Biographical information from Rogers, James L. The Story of North Texas, 2002)
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