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Title UA3 President's Office Series 6. Donald Zacharias 6. Interviews/Oral Histories
Creator WKU President's Office - Zacharias
Description Interviews and oral histories by and about Donald Zacharias.
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1979
Admin / Biog History The president's office was created in 1906. Donald Zacharias became WKU president on August 1, 1979 and was installed April 26, 1980. He served as president until his resignation in 1985.

Donald Zacharias was born September 18, 1935 in Salem, Indiana. He received a BA degree from Georgetown (KY) College in 1957. After a year as a high school teacher, he enrolled in Indiana University and obtained his MA in 1959 and PhD in 1963. After graduation he joined the faculty of Indiana University. Zacharias moved to the University of Texas Austin in 1969 where he advanced to Assistant to the President by 1974. When selected as Western's president, he was executive assistant to the chancellor of the University of Texas system. [Harrison, p 264]
Subjects Western Kentucky University
People Zacharias, Donald Wayne, 1935-2013
Finding Aids TopScholar -
Related Materials UA1F WKU Archives Vertical File
UA2 - Board of Regents Records
Catalog Number UA3.6.6
Physical Characteristics Audiocassettes
Dates of Creation 1979-present
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA3.6
Level of Description Subseries
Containers Interviews/Oral Histories - Film/Video/Audio File
Child Records UA3 President's Office Series 6. Donald Zacharias 6. Interviews/Oral Histories 1. WDCL Sign On