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 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection consists of materials accumulated during the work of the committee appointed to search for the sixth president of Rice University, replacing George Rupp. There are minutes of committee meetings, reports of members who interviewed various academic leaders for names of potential candidates, examples of advertising for the position, and files of information on 120 individuals who were considered. Also included are George Rupp’s resignation letter and information about his offer of the presidency of Columbia University. Details of the contract arrangements with Malcolm Gillis are also included.


  • Creation: 1992 - 1993


Conditions Governing Access

This material requires special permission for access. Please consult the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 for assistance.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via or call 713-348-2586.


From the Collection: 7.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA