Texas Tech Commencement 1974-05-11
At the Texas Tech Commencement exercises of May 1974, President Grover Murray explores the need for educational revision and criticizes federal interference in educational policy.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Texas Tech Commencement
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: May 11, 1974
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: N/A (Speech)
Length: 40 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Introduction by Bill Collins, Chairman of Texas,
Tech Board of Regents,
Dr. Murray addresses the graduates,
Emphasis on progress is made,
"Time basis and temporal framework of universities" examined,
Suggests a full-year school term and Saturday classes as well as other educational revisions,
Critical attitude toward federal regulation expressed,
Criticism of proposed "unit production system",
criteria for educational quality leveled,
Theme of "change" related to educational needs.
Tape 1, Side 2: Criticism of conservative attitude in allowing scientific investigation,
Questions of challenge end the address,
Remainder of commencement ceremony is recorded.
Range Dates: 1974
Bulk Dates: 1974
Original Recording Format:
Recording Format Notes:
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