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Office of the Senior Vice President Reading Files

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0433

This collection houses reading files belonging to Bob Levy and Katie High that were used in the Office of the Senior Vice President between 1989 and 1992 in addition to correspondence that High handled for University of Tennessee President Lamar Alexander.

Dates

  • 1989-1992

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses reading files belonging to Bob Levy and Katie High that were used in the Office of the Senior Vice President between 1989 and 1992 in addition to correspondence that High handled for University of Tennessee President Lamar Alexander.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert A. Levy was born on October 27, 1943. He earned his BA in English from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1965, his MA in English from Temple University in 1967, and his PhD in English from the University of Tennessee in 1973. He entered the University of Tennessee's administration immediately after completing his doctorate and worked as the Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs (1973-1976) and as the Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs (1976-1978) before being named Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs. He went on to serve as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (1975-1989) and as Associate Senior Vice President (1989-2004) before becoming the Vice President of Academic Affairs in 2004.

Katherine Noel (Huggins) High was born to Byron Roll and Mary Catherine (Hackett) Huggins on November 29, 1948. She was married twice: first to Robert Louis Bertelsen (1974-1981) and then to Reginald Morris High (1984-). She earned her AB from Miami University (Ohio) in 1970 and her EdD from the University of Tennessee in 1983. After completing her undergraduate degree, she taught at Collinsville Elementary School in Ohio (1970-1971), served as the assistant to the Vice President for Business at Western College in Ohio (1971-1974), and taught in the Knoxville (1974-1976) and Clinton (1976-1980) schools. She came to the University of Tennessee as the Director of Human Resources Development in 1980 and held this position until 1985 when she became the Executive Assistant to the Vice President. She also consulted for a number of Tennessee city governments, including Knoxville (1984-1987), Kingsport (1983-1987), and Johnson City (1984-1985). High later moved to UT Martin, where she served as the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Success.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two boxes.

Acquisition Note

This collection was transferred to University Archives.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480