Florida State University Office of the President: Bernard Sliger Administrative Files
Scope and Contents
This collection includes files from Bernard Sliger's tenure as President of Florida State University, including correspondence, files from campus committees, campus reports, budget files, information on academic programs or colleges, and files on other universities in Florida.
- created: 1976-1990
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Biographical or Historical Information
Bernie Sliger (1924-2007), a highly regarded economist, became president after four years as the university’s executive vice president and chief academic officer. He returned as interim president after his successor Dale Lick resigned in 1993. The most recognized achievements of President Sliger is helping to bring the National Magnetics Laboratory to FSU, procuring Congressional funding for the supercomputer computational research institute, increasing the declining enrollment numbers, and promoting student athletics. Following his retirement, Sliger served as the director of the Gus A. Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education and as a professor of economics at FSU.
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Date accessioned: 2018/09/27
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- Florida State University Office of the President: Bernard Sliger Administrative Files
- Paige Downey
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