Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

James Kendrick: From Plant Pathologist to VP for Agriculture and Natural Resources

Interviewee(s):
Kendrick, James
Interviewer(s):
Lage, Ann
Title:
James Kendrick: From Plant Pathologist to VP for Agriculture and Natural Resources
Abstract:
Youth in Davis, CA; father, James B. Kendrick, Sr., plant pathologist at UC Davis; education at UC Berkeley, 1938-1942, PhD in plant pathology, University of Wisconsin; Citrus Experiment Station, UC Riverside, 1947-1968: campus expansion, faculty governance, Academic Senate, chairing Department of Plant Pathology, community affairs; vice presidency, UC's Division of Agricultural Sciences (under various names), 1968-1986: Agricultural Experiment Station, budget, field stations and research units; Cooperative Extension Service, organization, personnel problems; Water Resources Center; Natural Reserve System; College of Natural Resources, Berkeley; relations with University Presidents Hitch, Saxon, Gardner, and with state legislature, State Department of Finance, Board of Regents.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Science, Technology, and Health
Interview date(s):
1987
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10324461
Rights:
Kendrick, James. "James Kendrick: From Plant Pathologist to VP for Agriculture and Natural Resources." Interview by Ann Lage in 1987. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1989.