Harold Sponberg, Address to Fall Faculty Conference, 1972

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Harold Sponberg, Address to Fall Faculty Conference, 1972

Description

Harold Sponberg served as Eastern Michigan University president from 1965 to 1974. In this address at the 1972 Fall Faculty Conference, Sponberg begins with a humorous synopsis of the duties of administrators, deans, and secretaries, before moving on to express his view that good decision making on the part of teachers depends primarily on insight, and the ability to recognize the different ways in which students learn. Sponberg also announces the appointment of a committee to investigate the differences in pay, workload, and hiring between men and women at EMU.

Creator

Sponberg, Harold

Date Created

1972-08-25

Subject

Harold Sponberg; Home Economics; Academic Facilities; Women’s Rights; student government; McKenny Hall; Eastern Echo; Bruce Nelson; Richard Nixon; counter culture; Faculty

Identifier

https://commons.emich.edu/speeches/49

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Copyright to the audio resource and its transcript is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any other format without written permission of the copyright owner, Eastern Michigan University Archives (lib_archives@emich.edu).

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