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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1961 - Administration. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 20, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/14588/show/14249.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1961 - Administration. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/14588/show/14249

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1961 - Administration, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 20, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/14588/show/14249.

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Title Houstonian 1961
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Language English
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Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Title Administration
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript Vice Presidents UH NAMES NEW PRESIDENT DR. PHILIP G. HOFFMAN MADE CHIEF EXECUTIVE A TELEVISION NEWSREEL cameraman records the press conference statements concerning the change. TUESDAY, MAY 30, 1961—The governing board of the University of Houston accepted the application of General A.D. Bruce for retirement as the chief executive, effective August 31, 1961. Announcing the retirement, Colonel W. B. Bates, chairman of the board, paid tribute to General Bruce for his "distinguished service since assuming leadership of the University." He said that General Bruce would become chancellor emeritus. Simultaneously, Colonel Bates announced the appointment of Dr. Philip G. Hoffman as president and chief executive, effective September 1, 1961. He was the unanimous choice of a selection committee appointed to nominate a new president. VIEWERS AT HOME saw and heard General Bruce commend Dr. Hoffman for his service to the University. VICE PRESIDENCY IS BIG JOB Dr. Philip G. Hoffman came to the University of Houston in 1957 as vice-president and dean of faculties. Prior to coming to Houston, Dr. Hoffman was Dean of General Extension Division of the Oregon State System of Higher Education, and later Dean of Faculties and professor of history at Portland State College, Portland, Oregon. Born in Kobe, Japan in 1915, while his parents were serving as missionaries, he came with them to the United States at the age of five to reside in Oregon. After receiving a bachelor's degree at Pacific Union College and master's at the University of Southern California, Dr. Hoffman entered the navy at the beginning of World War II to serve as a naval intelligence officer. Following the war he returned to Ohio State University and he received his doctorate in history in 1948. Dr. Hoffman went to Oregon in 1953 following four years as assistant professor and associate professor at the University of Alabama. Dr. Philip G. Hoffman 16