Ronald W. Roskens Speeches
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 (1990-1992). The speeches consist of typed notes and scripts. An unformatted list of speeches in the staff view includes speech title, organization or location, and title.
- Roskens, Ronald William, 1932- (Person)
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2.3 Cubic Feet (57 binders)
Arranged in chronological order.
Ronald W. Roskens donated his papers to the Criss Library in November, 1998. These speeches were a component of that same donation.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Ronald W. Roskens
Processed by Criss Library staff prior to 2014.
- Agency for International Development. USAID
- College administrators -- Nebraska -- Omaha Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Kent State University.
- Roskens, Ronald William, 1932-
- University of Nebraska (Central administration)
- University of Nebraska at Omaha
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- Ronald W. Roskens Speeches
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