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William T. Snyder Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0505

This collection of correspondence consists of letters and memoranda sent by Chancellor William T. Snyder and his executive assistant Marianne Woodside from July 1993 through July 1994. Major topics include requests to serve on the Chancellor's Advisory Committees, replies to invitations to events and speaking engagements, and congratulations to faculty members on awards and honors received. Also included are documents relating to the planning of UTK's bicentennial in 1994, thanks to faculty for serving on committees, and the Chancellor's comments and decisions on various cases of alleged racism, sexism, or unfair treatment on campus.

Dates

  • 1993 July-1994 July

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 of correspondence consists of letters and memoranda sent by Chancellor William T. Snyder and his executive assistant Marianne Woodside from July 1993 through July 1994. Major topics include requests to serve on the Chancellor's Advisory Committees, replies to invitations to events and speaking engagements, and congratulations to faculty members on awards and honors received.

Biographical/Historical Note

William T. Snyder began his career at the University of Tennessee in 1964 at the Space Institute in Tullahoma. He then joined the College of Engineering on the Knoxville campus, where he progressed to Department Head of Engineering and Mechanics and then to Dean of the College in 1983. Snyder was named UTK Chancellor in 1992 and used the position to champion affirmative action, diversity, and new technologies. Upon stepping down in 1999, he began a special assignment for President J. Wade Gilley developing strategies for implementing the president's new Tennessee Plan for Academic Excellence.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single box.

Acquisition Note

Collection was transferred to University Archives from the Office of the Chancellor.

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