Recording by: WRUF

Title: Inauguration of J. Wayne Reitz

Dates: February 17, 1955

Duration: 0:12:31

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.


See also Moving Image Collection 7


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