Roger Hull papers
Scope and Contents
This small collection almost exclusively covers the time span during Roger Hull's tenure as president of Beloit College, 1981-1990. It contains many documents surrounding his inauguration, news articles by and about him, and many photographs, mostly black and white.
Most of the documents in this collection were not created by Hull, but rather created by or about the Beloit College community during his administration. There are a few letters written by President Hull, but for the most part they are memos intended for a large audience, not personal correspondence.
Folders named "Publications" contain articles written by Hull. Folders named "Media Coverage" contain articles about Hull.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research; however, certain materials are marked "confidential" and may require Archives permission before viewing.
Biographical / Historical
President of Beloit College from 1981-1990.
A graduate of Dartmouth and Yale Law School, Roger Hull received his doctorate from University of Virginia. Hull came to Beloit with a background in both law and education. He had worked as a corporate lawyer, and wrote The Irish Triangle (Princeton University Press, 1976) and Law and Vietnam (Oceana Press, 1968). Hull was the Vice President for Development as well as an adjunct law professor at Syracuse University before he came to Beloit in 1981. While at Beloit, Hull initiated the Help Yourself Program, and expanded the international exchange program. A significant increase in the endowment also occurred under Hull. In 1990 Hull moved on to become the president of Union College and assumed the chancellorship of Union University. From 1981 to 1990, the College's size and diversity increased, and growth within the College and the town helped form a stronger connection between the two.
2 Linear Feet (5 boxes; further additions are expected)
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- Beloit College--History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- College Presidents--United States--Wisconsin Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Union University (Schenectady, N.Y.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Universities and colleges--Administration Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Roger Hull papers
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- June, 2013
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