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Formerly, Division of Information and Publications Services.

Broadcast Tape 36.  (Originally labeled Legislative Weekend)

Date: ca. 1980

Duration:  00:31:27

A promotional feature about the University of Florida.

Originally produced on ¾” u-matic.  Reformatted to Betacam SP in 2003 and MPEG2 in 2005.


Tape contents

Title:  [Quality Improvement at the University of Florida]

Date:  ca. 1980

Narrated by:  Pat Summeral

Duration:  00:31:27

File name:  NPA3601

Pat Summeral, who is a member of the UF Foundation’s Board of Directors, narrates this promotional feature.   He mentions the funding problems that existed at the University of Florida prior to 1978 but that with the help of the legislature and the governor (Bob Graham) this has been rectified.  He mentions the research, inventions, and hiring of faculty and staff, which QUIP (Quality Equipment Program) has made possible in the College of Engineering, IFAS, the College of Journalism and Communication, the College of Business Administration, and the Library.  Various faculty members and staff are shown throughout.


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