Chancellor Glenn Goerke's Farewell Party

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2020-09-25 (Creation date: 1986)
Main contributor
Joyce Goerke
Glenn Goerke was IU East's second chancellor from 1981-1986.

Goerke was born and raised in Lincoln Park, Michigan. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and Master of Arts in Administration at Eastern Michigan University. Goerke received his Ph.D. in Adult and Higher Education from Michigan State University.

Before his appointment as chancellor, Goerke was the dean of the Division of University Extension at the University of Rhode Island. He was a finalist in 1978 for position of dean of the School of Continuing Studies at Indiana University.

Goerke also was elected as a member of the Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce in 1982, serving as its president in 1985. He was also a member of the Reid Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, First National Bank Board of Directors, and he served on an advisory panel for the Indiana Arts Commission.

Prior to 1978, Goerke was vice president for community affairs of Florida International University in Miami, Fla., where he also held positions as the associate vice president for academic affairs, dean of faculties and dean of university services and continuing education.

While IU East’s chancellor, Goerke explored the possibility of baccalaureate degrees and received approval from the IU Board of Trustees for baccalaureate admission in1983. The first degree programs designed for the IU East campus were business, behavioral sciences and nursing. In 1986, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education approved four-year programs at IU East.
IU East History
IU East Libraries (IU Libraries)
Accession Number: 2018.008
Record Group: 2.01 (Chancellor's papers and collections)
Collection Name: Glenn Goerke Videos
Donor: Joyce Goerke
Date Received: 2/26/2018 via Jason Troutwine EA

Home video quality. 

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