Dr. Frank E. Vandiver
Black and white photograph of Frank Everson Vandiver wearing a homburg hat.
Dr. Frank E. Vandiver, Harris Masterson, Jr., Professor of History, served on the Department of the Army Historical Advisory Committee and as acting president of Rice University between 1969 and 1970, the year he was appointed Provost under President Hackerman. He then served as Provost until 1980, and his vice-presidential title was added in 1975. He also served as the Chairman of the History Department, and in 1971 he was named to the Fort Leavenworth Hall of Fame Selection Committee. In 1972 he started a six-year term on the National Council on the Humanities, and in January 1973 he was appointed to a five-year term as chairman of the United States Army Military History Research Collection Advisory Committee. Furthermore, Dr. Vandiver taught Civil War History for two years at Oxford in England and served as Visiting Professor of Military History at the United States Military Academy at West Point, 1973-1974. When Dr. Vandiver left Rice in 1980, he took the presidency of what is now University of North Texas and then served as president of Texas A&M from 1981-1988.
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