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[Letter from Alfred F. Hurley to Trammell Crow, Sr., May 7, 1987]

Description: Letter from Alfred Hurley to Trammell Crow, Sr., on May 7, 1987, discussing the issue of funding the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science in time for a fall 1988 start date. He also mentions that he believes the TAMS program will be more efficient than the North Carolina model.
Date: May 7, 1987
Creator: Hurley, Alfred F.
Partner: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

Senate Education Committee

Description: Document prepared for Chancellor Alfred Hurley for a Senate education committee, including suggested remarks on the purpose of the proposal, and the rationale and need for a Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science.
Date: April 22, 1987
Partner: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

[Letter from James R. Miller to Alfred Hurley, February 18, 1987]

Description: Letter from James R. Miller to Alfred Hurley, on February 18, 1987, confirming that he has sent a copy of the Academy proposal to Commission Ken Ashworth. He suggests that certain people be sent a copy of the proposal, and recommends that a news conference be held to announce the idea.
Date: February 17, 1987
Creator: Miller, James R.
Partner: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

Texas: A Future at Risk?

Description: Proposal by Alfred Hurley requesting $1,000,000 from the Southland Corporation to support the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science. Hurley points out the looming shortage of people with high-tech knowledge, and includes a copy of the proposal for the Academy.
Date: June 19, 1987
Creator: Hurley, Alfred F.
Partner: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

[Memorandum from Richard Rafes to Alfred Hurley, August 4, 1987]

Description: Memorandum from Richard Rafes to Alfred Hurley on August 4, 1987, regarding a meeting with the Texas Education Association, where it was decided that the Texas Academy of Math and Science should serve as an early admissions program to college, rather than an advanced public high school. They agreed to aspects regarding funding, curriculum, admissions, extracurricular activities, residency requirements, discipline and student conduct, and regulation and reporting to TEA.
Date: August 4, 1987
Creator: Rafes, Richard
Partner: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

[Letter from James R. Miller to Carl L. Yeckel, October 8, 1987]

Description: Letter from James R. Miller to Carl L. Yeckel, of the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation, on October 8, 1987, mentioning the recent visit of Julian C. Stanley to the university, and thanking Yeckel for his consideration of their proposal. Stanley's letter of thanks to Alfred Hurley is included.
Date: October 8, 1987
Creator: Miller, James R.
Partner: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

Texas: A Future at Risk?

Description: Paper declaring that Texas will soon experience a shortage in high-tech knowledge, which will result in a lack of science and mathematics teachers.
Date: 198u
Creator: Hurley, Alfred F.
Partner: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

[UNT President Alfred Hurley speaking into microphone]

Description: Photograph of University of North Texas President and Chancellor Alfred F. Hurley speaking into a microphone and giving a speech about the honorary Texas born actor Gene Autry (right seated). (L-R) Peter Lane, Dr. Nora Kizer Bell and Dr. John B. Kuiper are present and seated next to Autry as they are there to recognoize Autry's distinguished achievements in radio and film as well as in business, giving him an Honorary Doctor of Arts and Letters Degree.
Date: 1994
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections