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Mary Woods Bennett: A Career In Higher Education: Mills College

Interviewee(s):
Bennett, Mary Woods
Interviewer(s):
Chall, Malca
Title:
Mary Woods Bennett: A Career In Higher Education: Mills College
Abstract:
UC Berkeley, 1926-1931: psychology major, sorority life, campus activities, election to Phi Beta Kappa, commencement speaker; PhD, Berkeley, 1932-1937; Mills College: faculty, child development and psychology, 1935-1953, dean of the faculty and provost, 1953-1974; comments on Robert Wert, Mary Metz, black student movement, Lynn White; issues: co-education, procedures for faculty selection and tenure, personal and professional demands of the Dean's Office; Santa Clara University Board of Trustees, Anna Head School Board of Trustees; Sperry family.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1986
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10663727
Rights:
Bennett, Mary Woods. "Mary Woods Bennett: A Career In Higher Education: Mills College." Interview by Malca Chall in 1986. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1987.