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The Resource Oral history interview with William E. Forbes ..., by Dale E. Treleven

Oral history interview with William E. Forbes ..., by Dale E. Treleven

Label
Oral history interview with William E. Forbes ..., 1990
Title
Oral history interview with William E. Forbes ...
Statement of responsibility
by Dale E. Treleven
Inclusive dates
1990
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Forbes discusses his involvement, then presidency, of the UCLA Alumni Association leading to his ex-officio regency, appointment to a full term on the Board of Regents, and numerous policy issues before the Board during his tenure, including vigorous system-wide campus expansion efforts, student dissent, curriculum development, and system-wide leadership
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
William E. Forbes became a member of the University of California Board of Regents in 1959, and also served until 1961 as president of the Alumni Association at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 1962 he was named by Governor Edmund G. (Pat) Brown, Sr., to a full 16 year term. Forbes served until January 1977, when he resigned because of his wife's illness. During his regental appointment he served four times as chair of the Committee on Grounds and Buildings, was a member of the Coordinating Council on Higher Education and the California Postsecondary Education Commission, and was a director of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges. In 1965 he chaired the Regents' Special Forbes Committee that prepared the widely-disseminated and controversial Byrne Report, named for committee counsel Jerome C. Byrne, a Los Angeles attorney.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • California State University, Sacramento. Library. University Archives.
  • Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with William E. Forbes ..., by Dale E. Treleven
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of an eighteen-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
2 v., bound
Governing access note
Access to portions of this interview is restricted until January 1, 2000, without written permission of interviewee
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27763871
  • ucoclc27763871
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with William E. Forbes ..., by Dale E. Treleven
Publication
Note
Transcript of an eighteen-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
2 v., bound
Governing access note
Access to portions of this interview is restricted until January 1, 2000, without written permission of interviewee
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27763871
  • ucoclc27763871
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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