Clif Wharton interviewed by Coy Eklund, 1978


Creator: Equitable Video Network
Subjects: Administration, People, Presidents
Description: A digitization of a 3/4" U-matic videotape. Coy Eklund, Chairman and CEO of The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, interviews Equitable board member Clifton R. Wharton. At the time of the interview, Wharton had recently become Chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY) system after serving as President of Michigan State University for eight years.

Wharton discusses the SUNY campuses, Wharton's father and his career, Wharton's own upbringing and educational background, his humanitarian work abroad and in the United States, and his thoughts on the current state of higher education. The video also includes two promotional spots by The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States.
Date: November 16, 1978
Format: Video/mp4
Original Format: U-matic
Resource Identifier: A007718
Collection Number: UA 2.1.12 John A. Hannah Records
Language: English
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: University Archives & Historical Collections
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
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