Biographical / Background Material, 1970-1996 [series]
(.50 linear ft.)
The Biographical / Background Material (.50 linear ft., 1970-1996), including resume, newspaper clippings, personnel papers, and some correspondence, although sparse, provides context and background to the other series in the subgroup. This series contains detailed biographical data and lists of published work for 1968 to 1996. Additional papers for the years 1981 to 1987 chronicle Duderstadt's rise from 1981 at age 38 as the youngest dean in the history of the College of Engineering to 1987, the year before he became eleventh president of the university.