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McDowell, Richard W., 1924-2009



  • Existence: July 4, 1924 - April 2, 2009

Biographical Information

McDowell is a Purdue graduate. He talks about his time as Assistant Head of Freshman Engineering [now School of Engineering Education]. Some memories include counseling students, the annual Summer Day, Engineering 100 [course] and schedule deputy. He discusses his association with Dean Potter, Al Spaulding, and others. He also talks about service on university committee-grade appeals, University Senate, and Faculty Fellow program as well as the ODK Outstanding Advisor Award.


MSO 1, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

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Richard W. McDowell papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20120907