Chandler, Kassandra Agee, 1959-
- Existence: 1959 -
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.
CitationMSA 363, Kassandra Agee Chandler papers, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.
CitationMSO 1, Purdue University Archives and Special Collection Oral History Program collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.
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Identifier: MSA 363
Scope and Contents The Kassandra Agee Chandler papers document Chandlers' time as a student at Purdue, with particular focus on her nomination as the first and only African American Homecoming Queen at Purdue. The papers also document the many student activities with which she was involved and her career and alumni involvement. The collection includes personal records, newspaper clippngs, photographs, correspondence, and artifacts. This collection would be useful to researchers interested in student life in the...
Dates: 1971 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1982