Dr. William Masterson, flanked on his left by Board of Trustees member Herb Allen, during the controversy over his presidency of Rice University. The men are seated at a circular table, covered with microphones of various types. Behind them is a long narrow table with the Rice University seal on the wall above it. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
"Press conference with Dr. Masterson and Herb Allen during the during Masterson presidency controversy, Rice University." (1969) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/75386.
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; Masterson, William H. (William Henry), 1914-1983; Rice University--Presidents--Controversies; Allen, Herbert, 1907-1990; More... Trusts and trustees--Texas--Houston; Masterson, William H. (William Henry), 1914-1983--Resignation from office; Rice University--Presidents--Controversies--Press coverage; Masterson, William H. (William Henry), 1914-1983--Faculty Less...
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