Penn State Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (Campus History Series)

Penn State Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (Campus History Series)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467116107
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 05/02/2016
Series: Campus History Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,149,055
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Heidi Abbey Moyer, MA, MLS, is the archivist, humanities reference librarian, and coordinator of Archives and Special Collections at Penn State Harrisburg. Born and raised in Harrisburg, Moyer publishes and lectures on the importance of documenting and preserving history through material culture. Mukund S. Kulkarni, PhD, who joined the School of Business Administration as a professor of finance in 1985, has served as the chancellor of Penn State Harrisburg since 2010.

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Acknowledgments 8

Introduction 9

1 Evolving from Farm to Air Force Base: 1858-1965 11

2 Establishing a Campus Community: 1966-1969 19

3 Thriving in Turbulent Times: 1970-1979 33

4 Transforming from Campus to College: 1980-1989 49

5 Branching Beyond Middletown: 1990-1999 75

6 Breaking New Ground: 2000-2009 93

7 Embracing Dramatic Change: 2010-2015 101

8 Penn State Harrisburg, Then and Now: 1966-2015 117

Leadership History 124

Bibliography 124

Index 125

About Penn State 127

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