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Roskens, Ronald William, 1932-

 Person

Ronald W. Roskens (born in 1932) served at Kent State University (1959-1972), progressing through the ranks of Associate Professor of Special Education, Vice President for Administration, and finally Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration. He served as Professor of Educational Administration and later Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), and then President of the University of Nebraska System (1977-1989). After leaving the university, he served as Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (1990-1992), President of Action International (1992-1995), and President of Global Connections, Inc. (beginning in 1996).

A native of Spencer, IA, Ronald Roskens received B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Northern Iowa and a Ph.D. (1958) from the University of Iowa.

For more information, see Ferguson Cavanaugh, Joanne. (2005). "Dr. Ronald W. Roskens." Early Omaha: Gateway to the West. Retrieved from http://digital.omahapubliclibrary.org/earlyomaha/library/ronald_roskens.html

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: UNO-0085
Scope and Contents

The King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection consists of four silver goblets awarded to University of Omaha Presidents and University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellors by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben. Philip Milo Bail received two in 1955 and 1974, Ronald W. Roskens received one in 1980, and Delbert D. Weber received one in 1990.

Dates: 1955-1990

Reflections in Time: Interview with Ronald Roskens, 1985

 Item
Identifier: UNO-0021-rfit-ronald-roskens
Scope and Contents On December 8, 1985, Ronald Roskens was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. Professor Roskens was Chancellor (1972-1977) of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and President (1977-1990) of the University of Nebraska System. A native of Spencer, IA, Ronald Roskens received B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Northern Iowa and a Ph.D. (1958) from the University of Iowa. Roskens came to UNO from Kent (OH) State University where he served as Professor (1959-1972) of...
Dates: 1985

"Rm-Rz" 1999 personal correspondence

 File — Box: 11: Personal Papers
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Chuck Hagel's personal correspondence from 1997-2015. Arranged chronologically in 22 boxes (boxes 5-27). Bulk of the material is from his time in the U.S. Senate (1997-2009).
Dates: 1997 - 2008

"Rm-Rz" 2004 personal correspondence

 File — Box: 18: Personal Papers
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Chuck Hagel's personal correspondence from 1997-2015. Arranged chronologically in 22 boxes (boxes 5-27). Bulk of the material is from his time in the U.S. Senate (1997-2009).
Dates: 1997 - 2008

Ronald W. Roskens Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0014
Scope and Contents The Ronald W. Roskens Papers include materials related to Ronald W. Roskens' work as Vice President for Administration and Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration at Kent State University (1959-1972), Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), President of the University of Nebraska System (Central Administration in Lincoln, Nebraska) (1977-1989), Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (1990-1992), and...
Dates: 1959-2015

Ronald W. Roskens Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0017
Scope and Contents The Ronald W. Roskens Speeches cover the period from 1960 until 1992, including Roskens' time as Vice President for Administration and Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration at Kent State University (1959-1972), Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), President of the University of Nebraska System (Central Administration in Lincoln, Nebraska) (1977-1989), and Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development...
Dates: 1960-1992