Barbara Uehling

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Barbara Uehling Charlton (June 12, 1932 – January 2, 2020) was an American educator and university administrator. She served as the 3rd chancellor and 17th chief executive officer of the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, Missouri. She was the first woman in the United States to lead a land-grant university.[1][2] Before coming to Missouri, Uehling served as provost for the University of Oklahoma.[3][4] After leaving the University of Missouri, she served as a senior visiting fellow on the American Council of Education in Washington D.C. and later served as chancellor of the University of California, Santa Barbara. Uehling and Rosemary S. J. Schraer were the first women to serve as UC chancellors.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Uehling received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Wichita State University in 1954, and a PhD in experimental psychology at Northwestern University. She died from complications of Alzheimer's disease on January 2, 2020.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "University of Missouri Leaders".
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-08-21. Retrieved 2009-11-11.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-24. Retrieved 2009-11-11.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 10, 2011. Retrieved January 22, 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Gardner, David Pierpont (2005). Earning My Degree: Memoirs of an American University President. Berkeley: University of California Press. p. 240. ISBN 9780520931114. Retrieved 5 December 2021.
  6. ^ Bolton, Tom (January 6, 2020). "Former UCSB Chancellor Barbara Uehling Charlton Dead at 87". www.noozhawk.com. Retrieved 2020-01-25.
Academic offices
Preceded by Chancellor of the University of Missouri
1978-1987
Succeeded by
Preceded by Chancellor of the University of California, Santa Barbara
1987–1994
Succeeded by