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Trudy Banta Papers Regarding the World's Fair

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0358

This collection houses files created by faculty intern Trudy Banta while coordinating the University of Tennessee's interests in and responses to the 1982 World's Fair. Banta was appointed and supervised by Chancellor Jack Reese.

Dates

  • 1977-1988
  • Majority of material found within 1980 - 1982

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 files created by faculty intern Trudy Banta while coordinating the University of Tennessee's interests in and responses to the 1982 World's Fair. Banta was appointed and supervised by Chancellor Jack Reese.

Biographical/Historical Note

Trudy W. Banta was born on July 18, 1941. She earned her B.A. in Education and M.A. in Counseling from the University of Kentucky and her Ed.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Tennessee. She began her professional career at the University of Tennessee, where she worked as an Assistant and then Associate Professor in the College of Education (1967-1981), as Administrative Assistant and later Special Assistant to the Chancellor (1979-1982), as a Professor in the Bureau of Educational Research and Service (1981-1986), as Director of the National Assessment Resource Center (1986-1989), and as Professor and Director of the Center for Assessment Research and Development (1989-1992). In 1992, Banta accepted a position as Vice Chancellor for Planning and Institutional Improvement and Professor of Higher Education at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Repository Details

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

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