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Partnership in the Future: The Refounding of IIT to Serve an Evolving Society collection, 1977

Identifier: 032.02.09

Copies of document entitled "Partnership in the Future: the Refounding of IIT to serve an Evolving Society." The document served as the basis of IIT's $100 million development program and was crafted in response to the COMFIIT [Commission on the Future of IIT] report. Also present are carbon copies of a cover letter by IIT President Thomas L. Martin, Jr., dated either October 28, 1977 or November 1, 1977, which was sent with the report to various important donors/supporters of IIT, asking that they review the document and voice their options via an accompanying "IIT Case Statement Questionnaire." These materials were sent to Bennett Archambault, Daniel J. Terra, Joseph L. Block, Joseph B. Lanterman, George V. Carracio, Robert A. Pritzker, Robert W. Galvin, Vernon Armour, Thomas E. Donnelley II, Ross D. Siragusa, W.E. Callahan, Robert E. Allen, Robert W. Beart, James F. Bere, Harold A. Bergen, Paul W. Brandel, Edmund M. Burke, Walter F. Cherry, James W. Coultrap, William F. Crawford, John J. Crown, Charles W. Finkl, John P. Gallagher, C.J. Gauthier, Jerome Goldstein, Stuart Hamilton, William E. Hartmann, Stanley E.G. Hillman, Peter K. Hoglund, John F. Horner, Frederick G. Jaicks, Donald P. Kelly, James S. Kemper, Jr., Jack F. Kincannon, Edward J. Ledder, Ludwig Lischer, Reynold C. MacDonald, Archibald McClure, Henry W. McGee, Neil McKay, George L. Morrow, William F. Murray, William W. Parks, William P. Peters, George B. Pletsch, Robert L. Raclin, Frederic A. Roberton, Esther R. Rothstein, Lajos Schmidt, Ross D. Siragusa, Jr., Edward F. Swift, and Andrew Thomson. Also present in the collection are several completed questionnaires from some of the above-named individuals.


  • Creation: 1977


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

3 Files

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.282


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist

Part of the Paul V. Galvin Library. University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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