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Berea College -- Trustees


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Berea College Board of Trustees

Identifier: RG 02-2.0
Scope and Contents

Meeting minutes, correspondence, historical records and official records of the Board of Trustees and their committees, 1858 to present.

Dates: 1866-

Committee to Review the Commitments (CRC)

Identifier: RG 10-10.05
Abstract Under President John Stephenson, Berea College undertook the first systematic review of the Great Commitments of Berea College in the 1992-1993 academic year.  The Committee to Review the Commitments (CRC) took an in-depth review of the Commitments resulting in a report containing a recommended restatement of the commitments (or mission statement). The Berea Board of Trustees adopted the recommended restatement of the Great Commitments on April 24, 1993. The motivation for the review of the...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1992-1993

Ethical Concerns in Investments Committee and On-Campus Advisory Committee on Ethical Investment Concerns

Identifier: RG 10-10.12
Abstract The Ethical Concerns in Investments Committee was charged with creating policy and procedural recommendations relating to ethical investment concerns. The committee was created after 1981 in response to campus concerns and questions of college investments particularly as they relate to apartheid South Africa. The committee was made up of the Board's Investment Committee plus ad hoc members. In October of 1983 the Board of Trustees adopted a policy relating to ethical investment concerns. In...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1978-1998

John F. Gregg Papers

Identifier: RG 08-8.10

John F. Gregg, descendant of John Gregg Fee, founder of Berea College, was born in Bracken County, Ky, in 1850.  He graduated from Berea College in 1875 alongside two classmates: John R. Rogers and A.A. Burleigh.  He later became a Berea College trustee and was a member of the board of trustees which called William Goodell Frost to the presidency of the College.  He passed away in Genoa Ohio in 1931.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1863-1931

Long Range Planning Committees

Identifier: RG 10-10.18

See Arrangement Notes

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1969-1987

Wilderness Road Drama Collection

Identifier: RG 11-11.04
Abstract Wilderness Road, an outdoor symphonic drama, was commissioned by Berea College to help commemorate the school’s centennial celebration in the summer of 1955.  The drama was written by Pulitzer prize-winning author, Paul Green, who also authored The Common Glory, The Lost Colony, and The Stephen Foster Story. Green received the Freedom Foundation’s George...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1980

Wilma Dykeman Collection

Identifier: RG 09-9.16
Abstract Wilma Dykeman (1920-2006) lived all her life near the French Broad River in the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee. Born in Asheville, Dykeman traced her interest in writing to the stories her parents read aloud to her when she was a child. By the time she was in elementary school, she was making up her own stories, plays, and poems. After graduating from high school and Biltmore Junior College in Asheville, Dykeman attended Northwestern University and received a bachelor’s degree in...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1959-1998

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Education, higher -- Administration. 3
Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
Berea (Ky.) 1
Indian Fort Theatre 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Drama. 1