Oral History Interview: Donald E. Percy (0297)
Percy, Donald E.
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UW System Merger
Statewide coordination of higher education and demise of CCHE; Competition between institutions in System before Merger; Fred Harvey Harrington administration; Appointment of John Weaver; Reaction of Madison faculty and Board of Regents to Merger; Governor Patrick Lucey's relationship with those bodies; Early Weaver administration; Problems implementing Merger; Post-Merger Weaver administration; Budget preparation and mission statements; Experiences in Mathematics Research Center, as dean of L&S and as vice president under Robert Clodius; Extension Merger; Development of Green Bay and Parkside campuses; Problems in merged system; Coordination of System chancellors; Disarming TAUWF; Development of System-wide database; Development of budget allocation system; Management of computer facilities; Comment on System presidency; Academic career.