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American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Records

Identifier: RG 07-7.02
Abstract The Berea College Chapter of the AAUP formed in 1933.  For much of the next three decades the goals of the organization centered on improved teaching and curriculum, presentation of faculty research, shared governance and contact with the College’s Board of Trustees, badly needed increases in faculty salaries, and clarity in policy related to tenure and academic freedom. By the mid 1970s, faculty interest dwindled and the organization essentially went defunct.  By this time, many of the aims...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1933-2011

Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Identifier: RG 10-10.33

The Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, working with the Berea College Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, first formulated a statement on academic freedom and tenure for the College in 1965.  In April 1968, the Recommended Statement on Academic Freedom was approved by the College Faculty and adopted by the Board of Trustees. The committee continued to make recommendations on overall policy to be referred to the College Faculty for action.

Dates: Created: 1965-1991

Willis D. Weatherford, Jr. Papers

Identifier: RG 03-3.06
Abstract Dr. Willis D. Weatherford, Jr. was the sixth president of Berea College, serving from 1967–1984.  Born in western North Carolina in 1916, Weatherford earned his B.A. at Vanderbilt in 1937 and his B.D. from Yale in 1940.  Weatherford went on to earn his M.A. (1943) and Ph.D. (1952) in Economics from Harvard and taught economics at Swarthmore from 1948 until 1964. Weatherford became a dean at Carleton College in 1965.  In addition to his scholarly work, Weatherford served in Europe and Africa...
Dates: Created: 1966-1996

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