Recording by: WRUF
Title: Inauguration of J. Wayne Reitz
Dates: February 17, 1955
Identification: Tape recording 144
File name: WRUF 21
Originally recorded on reel to reel tape at 7.5 ips
Digitally reformatted on February 2008
This is a short tape with excepts from the inaugural ceremony of J. Wayne Reitz and the installation of him as President of the University of Florida. Fred H. Kent, chair of the Board of Control presides. President Reitz speaks and his address consists of two short excerpts. He mentions the three things a university should undertake and he expands on each of them. The tape concludes with Reitz mentioning the problem of increasing enrollment and that quality should not be sacrificed. He suggests that there is an urgent need to support a sound program of junior colleges.