Fifth President Dr. Francis Kerins (10-122)

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Descriptive Summary

Collection Title: University Records

Series Title: Fifth President Dr. Francis Kerins

Collection Number: 10

Series Number: 122

Extent: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 small flat box, 2.5 linear feet

Abstract: The Fifth President Dr. Francis Kerins Collection contains material related to the tenure of the fifth president of the College of St. Francis, Dr. Francis Kerins (1969-1974). It contains correspondence, photographs, reports, and materials related to conferences and meetings attended by the President. It also contains inauguration materials.

History: In the fall of 1969, Dr. Francis Kerins became the first lay President of the College of St. Francis. Prior to being the president of CSF, he taught philosophy and was a professor of higher education at the University of Denver. He was involved with the National Catholic Educational Association and the American Association for Higher Education to improve the education of the CSF students. He was also a part of the Council for the Advancement of Small Colleges, which hosted workshops to improve the education of students and faculty members.

Physical Location: LG12- Section 3 - Shelf 4

Language: English

Processor: Linnea Knapp, Archives Librarian

Administrative Information

Restrictions on use and reproduction: All rights held by the University of St. Francis. For permission to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use materials, please contact Archives Staff.

Restrictions on access: The collection is CLOSED due to sensitive information. Permission to view collection must be obtained from the Archives Librarian and the President's Office.

Provenance/ Source of Acquisition: President's Office

Scope and Content Note

Types of material: The Fifth President Dr. Francis Kerins collection comprises of inauguration materials for President Kerins, administrative information, correspondence to the National Education Association and National Catholic Educational Association. There are two certificates of congratulations for his inauguration.

Dates: 1968-1974

Important divisions: None

Container Listing

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