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Meierhenry, Wesley C.



  • Existence: 1915-


Born in Arlington, Nebraska, November 12, 1915, Wesley C. Meierhenry earned his MA and PhD from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln before beginning a lifelong career in education. From 1946-1957 Meierhenry was a professor of School Administration and History and Philosophy of Education at UNL. He was coordinator of the Teacher Placement Division at UNL from 1952-1958 and director of the Advanced Professional Division, UNL Teachers College, 1958-1968. Meierhenry served as chair and professor of the Department of Adult and Continuing Education and professor of Educational Administration from 1968 to 1984. Throughout his career, he worked as a visiting instructor at universities in the United States and South America. Meierhenry was active in international professional organizations and served as both a member and consultant for numerous educational associations, many of which focused on the use of media in instruction.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Wesley C. Meierhenry, Adult and Continuing Education Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-23-21-10
Scope and Contents

The collection includes manuscripts and publications written by Wesley C. Meierhenry, evaluation reports, subject files, and materials collected by Meierhenry for research and reference purposes.  Much of the collection relates to the use of technology and media in education.

Dates: Majority of material found within about 1946-1964