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Chandler, Kassandra Agee, 1959-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1959-

Biographical Information

Kassandra Agee Chandler was born in Gary, Indiana and graduated from Purdue in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. As a sophomore in 1978, Agee was named Purdue's Homecoming Queen out of an initial group of twenty-four competitors. She was the first African American to hold the position. Agee was also an active student, as she was a member of Alpha Lambda Delta freshman honor society, Purdue Pals, and the Black Voices of Inspiration Choir. Agee Chandler was also a former president and founding member of Purdue's Society of Minority Managers.In addition, Agee also served as a social counselor for the Business Opportunity Program in the School of Management and was a member of the Mortar Board senior honor society. After graduating from the Krannert School of Management, she held positions at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Exxon, Dow Chemical and Procter & Gamble. Agee Chandler is founder and principal consultant of Systematic Design Consultants, an information technology consulting firm, in College Station, Texas.

Citation

MSA 363, Kassandra Agee Chandler papers, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

Citation

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

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Kassandra Agee Chandler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 363
Overview The collection includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other materials related to Kassandra Agee Chandler's time as a student at Purdue, her career, and her reign as the first African American homecoming queen at Purdue.
Dates: 1971 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1982