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Florida State University Office of the President: Bernard Sliger Administrative Files

 Collection — Container: 124 boxes
Identifier: HUA 2018-066

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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This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

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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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Custodial History

Date accessioned: 2018/09/27

Immediate Source of Acquisition

State Archive

Florida State University Office of the President: Bernard Sliger Administrative Files
Paige Downey
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US