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Alexander B. Schilt
Alexander B. Schilt formal head shot
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Alexander B. Schilt - Alexander B. Schilt formal head shot. Special Collections, University of Houston. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 20, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll6/item/119/show/117.

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Title Alexander B. Schilt
Description Alexander Schilt earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming and his master’s and doctoral degrees from Arizona State University. He was chancellor of Indiana University East from 1976 to 1980. Schilt first came to Houston in 1980 as president, UH-Downtown. He served in that capacity until 1987, when he went to Eastern Washington University. During the final two years of his presidency at UH-Downtown, he was the System’s special assistant to the chancellor for development. In this role he directed the development efforts of the System’s four universities and was key public relations officer and principal liaison with a variety of groups. In September 1989 Schilt returned to Houston when the board of regents appointed him chancellor of the UH System. System administrators believed Schilt’s first-hand knowledge of the UH System and of Houston, coupled with his leadership experience, made him the logical choice for the chancellorship. While chancellor, Schilt launched the Creative Partnerships Campaign, an effort to build the UH endowment, which surpassed its goal by $8 million. He also delivered a system-wide long-range plan and inaugurated an ongoing planning process. He stepped down as chancellor in 1995, but has remained at the university as a professor in the College of Education. In 1992, while still chancellor, Dr. Schilt became president of the Interamerican University Council for Economic and Social Development (CUIDES). CUIDES is an independent organization comprised of 30 Latin American and 15 United States universities and members are leading educators from the most prestigious public and private institutions of higher learning in 12 countries throughout the Americas. He was elected to his second term as CUIDES president in 1996.
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • chancellors
Subject.Topical (SAA)
  • presidents
  • administrators
  • faculty
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Schilt, Alexander B.
  • University of Houston
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
Language English
Physical Description 2 photographs
Original Collection UH Photographs Collection, 1948-2000 http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=58
Digital Collection reformatted digital
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston
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Title Alexander B. Schilt formal head shot
Description Formal head shot of Alexander B. Schilt.
Original Item Location ID 1969-037, Box 14, Folder 14
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