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Reminiscences of Alec N. Broers : oral history, 2007.

Creator: Broers, Alec, 1938-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 53 pages sound recordings 2 CD-ROMs (99 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Vice-Chancellor, Cambridge University (1996-2003); President, Royal Academy of Engineering (2001-2006); Chairman, Science & Technology Committee, House of Lords.

Scope and Contents

Family background; childhood and early life; education; career: engineering, nanotechnology, academia, higher education administration; higher education in the U. K.: government influence, structure, funding sources, admissions process; Atlantic Philanthropies: higher education grantees, higher education in U.K., personnel, anonymity, funding sources; Interactions: Charles F. Feeney, Michael Gwinnell, Frank H. T. Rhodes.


Access Conditions

Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.

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