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Katherine N. High Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0506

This collection houses the papers of Katherine N. High, generated in her capacity as Associate Senior Vice President of the University of Tennessee system. Her primary responsibilities in this position included coordinating student and academic policy, desegregation efforts, and collaboration between K-12 and higher education. Among the documents included are reports on minority enrollment, funding requests from K-12 teachers for academic initiatives, and information from the search committees assembled to fill the positions of Vice President for Development and Director of the University of Tennessee Press.

Dates

  • 1992 January-1993 December

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

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses the papers of Katherine N. High, generated in her capacity as Associate Senior Vice President of the University of Tennessee system. Her primary responsibilities in this position included coordinating student and academic policy, desegregation efforts, and collaboration between K-12 and higher education. Among the documents included are reports on minority enrollment, funding requests from K-12 teachers for academic initiatives, and information from the search committees assembled to fill the positions of Vice President for Development and Director of the University of Tennessee Press.

Biographical/Historical Note

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

This collection consists of twenty folders in one box.

Acquisition Note

This collection was transferred to University Archives from the Office of the Senior Vice President.

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