Rice University faculty member Dr. Ira Gruber protesting during Masterson presidency controversy
Professor Ira D. Gruber, of Rice University’s Department of History, is standing in the center of a group of students during the controversy over Dr. William Masterson’s presidency. Gruber, arms crossed, is wearing a sign on his suit jacket that reads “It Can’t Happen Here”. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
A five-day controversy rose on the campus of Rice University in February 1969 following the appointment of Dr. William H. Masterson by the Board of Trustees as the university's new President to succeed Kenneth Pitzer, who had resigned in August 1968.
Events; Rice University--History; Gruber, Ira D.; Rice University. Department of History; Historians--Texas--Houston; More... Youth protest movements--Texas--Houston; Rice University--Presidents--Controversies; Masterson, William H. (William Henry), 1914-1983--Resignation from office; Gruber, Ira D.--Faculty Less...
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