The HistoryMakers video oral history with Calvin Burnett.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 18 min., 25 sec.)) : sound, color.
Language:English
Subject:Burnett, Calvin W., -- 1932- -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Interviews.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11317946
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Calvin Burnett
Calvin Burnett
Other authors / contributors:Burnett, Calvin W., 1932- interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Westminster, Maryland 2003 September 10.
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Summary:College president Calvin Burnett was born in Brinkley, Arkansas in 1932 and grew up in Davenport, Iowa. He earned his B. S. degrees in biology and political science; and his Ph.D. degree in social psychology from Saint Louis University. Burnett began his career working as a social psychology researcher at Saint Louis Hospital. He was director of research at the health and Welfare Council of Saint Louis. He was a teacher and administrator at the Catholic University of America and Southern Illinois University. Burnett was named president of Coppin State College in 1970, where he remained for thirty-two years. Under his leadership, the school quadrupled in size and expanded its curriculum. Burnett served on the board of the State of Maryland Civil Rights Commission and chaired the state NAACP Jubilee Committee. He appeared in several editions of Who's Who and received the Fullwood Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.