Bryce Jordan

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Bryce Jordan
14th President of the
Pennsylvania State University
In office
1983–1990
Preceded by John W. Oswald
Succeeded by Joab Thomas
President of the
University of Texas at Dallas
In office
1971–1982
Preceded by Francis S. Johnson (interim)
Succeeded by Robert H. Rutford
President of the
University of Texas at Austin
Interim
In office
1970–1971
Preceded by Norman Hackerman
Succeeded by Stephen Hopkins Spurr
Personal details
Born Henry Bryce Jordan
(1924-09-22)September 22, 1924
Clovis, New Mexico
Died April 12, 2016(2016-04-12) (aged 91)
Austin, Texas
Alma mater University of Texas at Austin
University of North Carolina
Hardin-Simmons University[1]

Henry Bryce Jordan (September 22, 1924 – April 12, 2016) was an American university administrator and musicologist.[1] He was the fourteenth president of the Pennsylvania State University,[2] serving from 1983 until 1990. Prior to that, he served as interim president of the University of Texas at Austin from 1970 to 1971 and as first president of the University of Texas at Dallas from 1971 to 1982.[3]

During Jordan's tenure at Penn State, the university became the 11th member of the Big Ten Conference in 1990. Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center is named after him. He died on April 12 2016.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dr. Henry Bryce Jordan". Hardin-Simmons University. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "BRYCE JORDAN (1983-1990) (Penn State Presidents Biography)". Penn State. Retrieved 2009-03-31. 
  3. ^ "Bryce and Jonelle Jordan Award". University of Texas at Dallas School of Arts and Humanities. Archived from the original on February 14, 2008. Retrieved 2009-03-31. 
  4. ^ "Former Penn State President Bryce Jordan dies at 91". Philly.com. AP. 13 April 2016. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 

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