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Nicks, Roy S.


Biographical Note

Roy S. Nicks, ETSU's seventh president, took office on May 4, 1992, as interim president. On June 25, 1993, this appointment was made permanent. A native of Marshall County, Tenn., born June 30, 1933, Nicks obtained his bachelor's degree from Middle Tennessee State University, his master's degree from the University of Tennessee, and an Ed.D. from Memphis State University. In addition to teaching in Tennessee higher education, Nicks served as an assistant to Governor Frank Clement, a deputy commissioner of Tennessee's Department of Finance and Administration, Commissioner of the Department of Public Welfare, and Chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Nashville. From 1975-1986, he headed the Tennessee Board of Regents system as chancellor. Dr. Nicks retired as president of ETSU on December 31, 1996.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Faculty Senate Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-0032

The records are arranged into four series as follows: Series 1, Administrative Records, 1953-74; Series 2, Minutes and Related Records, 1975-97; Series 3, Subject Files, 1970-79; and Series 4, Recordings, 1977-93. Box numbering begins again with each series.

Dates: 1953-1997

Office of the President Records: Roy S. Nicks

 Series — Box 8, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: UnivRec-0530.4
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the general files maintained in the president's office during the tenure of ETSU President Roy S. Nicks. Papers accumulated during the interim president of Dr. Bert Bach (1991-1992) are also included within Series III. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of c\various university committees, councils, and task forces, newsclippings, press releases, financial records, files related to activities of ETSU's overseeing boards (the Tennessee...
Dates: 1991 - 1996

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