Conference on Crisis in Values: Its Meaning for Higher Education in the 1980's Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0071

Scope and Contents

Conference on Crisis in Values: Its Meaning for Higher Education in the 1980s Collection contains general correspondence, brochures, grant proposals, a final report of the conference and 12 audiocassettes of the speakers and panel discussions.

Dates

  • 1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Historical Note

The conference, "The Crisis in Values: Its Meaning for Higher Education in the 1980's" was a series of lectures and symposia held in April 1980, to stimulate discussion and to re-examine the role of higher education in society, and specifically in Nevada society, at the beginning of the 1980's. Speakers included Jerold Roschwalb, director of Governmental Relations for the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges; Robert Marshak, Distinguished Professor of Physics at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Harold Taylor, former president of Sarah Lawrence College and director of the Center for International Service at the College of Staten Island; and Arthur Bestor, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Washington.

It was sponsored through the cooperation of the Graduate Council, the College of Arts and Science, the Corporate Giving Board, the Research Advisory Board, and the UNR Alumni Association. Matching grants were provided by the Nevada Humanities Committee and the National Endowment for the Humanities. James W. Hulse, Chairman of the Graduate Council, was project director.

Extent

0.41 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The conference, "The Crisis in Values: Its Meaning for Higher Education in the 1980's" was a series of lectures and symposia held in April 1980, to stimulate discussion and to re-examine the role of higher education in society, and specifically in Nevada society, at the beginning of the 1980s. The collection contains general correspondence, brochures, the grant proposal, final report of the conference, and 12 audiocassettes of the speakers and panel discussions.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by James Hulse in 1980.
Title
Guide to the Crisis in Values: Its Meaning for Higher Education in the 1980's Conference Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Gash
Date
Approximately 1998
Description rules
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

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