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Fite, Gilbert



Gilbert Courtland Fite (1918-2010) served as president from 1971-1976. While president, Eastern established a degree program to accommodate non-traditional students and developed off-campus and continuing education programs. Born in Ohio in 1918, Fite received a Ph.D. in history from the University of Missouri. Well-known as a scholar specializing in agricultural history, he taught at the University of Oklahoma for 25 years before coming to EIU.


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Gilbert C. Fite Collection, 1971-1976

 Sub-Series — sub-series: 2
Identifier: Sub-Series 2
Dates: Created: 1971-1976