Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Jack W. Peltason: Political Scientist and Leader in Higher Education, 1947-1995: Sixteenth President of the University of California, Chancellor at UC Irvine and the University of Illinois

Interviewee(s):
Peltason, Jack W.
Interviewer(s):
Lage, Ann
Title:
Jack W. Peltason: Political Scientist and Leader in Higher Education, 1947-1995: Sixteenth President of the University of California, Chancellor at UC Irvine and the University of Illinois
Abstract:
When he retired as president of the University of California in 1995, Jack W. Peltason could look back on nearly half a century of teaching, scholarship, and exemplary administrative leadership in the academic world. His oral history, while focusing on his three years as president and his chancellorship at UC Irvine, also explores his family and childhood in Kansas and Missouri and his experiences in higher education from Massachusetts to Illinois, Washington, D.C., and California.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1998
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11786916
Rights:
Peltason, Jack W. "Jack W. Peltason: Political Scientist and Leader in Higher Education, 1947-1995: Sixteenth President of the University of California, Chancellor at UC Irvine and the University of Illinois." Interview by Ann Lage in 1998. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2001.