President's Office (Dale Parnell) Records, 1964-1969  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Lane Community College (Eugene, Or.)President's Office
Title
President's Office (Dale Parnell) Records
Dates
1964-1969 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.6 cubic feet, (4 document boxes)
Collection Number
A-033
Summary
Dale P. Parnell was the first president of Lane Community College, 1965-1968. This collection includes correspondence and subject files.
Repository
Lane Community College Archives
4000 East 30th Avenue
Eugene, OR
97405
Telephone: 541-463-5466
archives@lanecc.edu
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions. The collection is open for research.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Dale Parnell was educated at Willamette University (B.A., 1951) and at the University of Oregon (M.Ed., 1956, D.Ed., 1964) and served as principal of Springfield High School and superintendent of Lane Intermediate Education District.

He was instrumental in founding Lane Community College and served as its first president from 1965-1968. He was appointed Oregon Superintendent of Public Instruction in 1968 by Governor Tom McCall.

In 1974 he became chancellor of San Diego Community College and in 1976 he became president of San Joaquin Delta Community College. He was president of the American Association of Community Colleges from 1981-1991, followed by a year as Oregon's community college commissioner.

He helped establish the Western Center for Community College Development at Oregon State University in 1992 where he taught before retiring in 1997. After retiring, he was a visiting professor at the University of South Florida in Tampa. His many publications include the book The Neglected Majority, published in 1985.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The records document the tenure of Dale Parnell, the first president of Lane Community College, 1965-1968. The collection contains administrative correspondence, which is arranged chronologically; and correspondence between Parnell and I.S. Hakanson, Dean of Students. The collection also contains subject files, arranged alphabetically, which include a limited selection of files on administrative topics.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

There are no use restrictions.

Preferred Citation

President's Office (Dale Parnell) Records, 1964-1994 (A-033), Lane Community College Archives, Eugene, Oregon

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series A:   Correspondence, 1965-1968Return to Top

This series contains administrative correspondence, which is arranged chronologically, and correspondence between Parnell and I.S. Hakanson, Dean of Students.

Collection is open to the public.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box-Folder
1/1-13
Chronological File
1966-1968
2/1-2
Correspondence, With I.S. Hakanson
1965-1967

Series B:  Subject Files, 1964-1969Return to Top

The series contains subject files, arranged alphabetically, which include a limited selection of files on administrative topics, such as curriculum, the Educational Coordinating Council, staff handbook revisions, and vocational education.

Collection is open to the public.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box-Folder
2/3
Advisory Committees, Annual Report
1968
2/4
Agreements
1966-1968
2/5
Apprenticeship Program
1965-1969
2/6
Articulation Committee
1965-1967
2/7
Bids, Instructional equipment, furnishings, color
1968
2/8
Business Services Advisory Committee
1966
2/9
Committee on Enrollment; Enrollment Projections
1968
2/10
Committee on Research and Management Data
1967-1968
2/11
Community College Statistics
1964-1965
2/12
Construction - Change Orders
1967-1968
2/13
Construction - Inspection Report
1967-1968
3/1
Curriculum
1965-1966
3/2
Curriculum - Class Schedules
1966-1967
3/3
Division Council Meeting
1968
3/4
Educational Coordinating Council - Federal Funding
1968-1969
3/5
Educational Coordinating Council - Committee on Financial Aid
1968
3/6
Educational Coordinating Council - Post-High School Education
1967-1968
3/7
Educational Specifications for LCC
1966
3/8
Fact Sheet on LCC, Institutional Research
1968
3/9
Fire Protection
1966-1968
3/10
Florence, Educational Center
1967-1968
3/11
Human Relations Committee/Race Relations Council
1968-1969
3/12
On-the-Job Training
1967-1968
3/13
Presidential Search Screening Committee
1968
4/1
Staff Handbook Revisions, I-III
1967
4/2
Staff Handbook Revisions, IV-VIII
1967
4/3
Study Skills Center
1966-1968
4/4
Technical-Vocational Education in Lane County - Job Cluster Curriculum
1965
4/5-6
Vocational Education in Oregon Advisory Committee
1968

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Community colleges--Oregon
  • Lane Community College (Eugene, Or.)--Vocational education
  • Lane Community College (Eugene, Or.)--Administration
  • Universities and colleges--Oregon
  • Vocational education
  • Personal Names :
  • Case, Lewis
  • Cox, William W.
  • Hakanson, Irving S. (Bud)
  • Parnell, Dale P.
  • Romine, Larry
  • Corporate Names :
  • Lane Community College (Eugene, Or.)
  • Lane Community College (Eugene, Or.)--President's Office