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President of Two Universities: David Pierpont Gardner served from 1973 to 1983 as the president of the University of Utah, where he was also a professor of higher education. In 1983, he was appointed as president of the University of California and as a professor of higher education at the University of California, Berkeley, where he served until 1992. (Read more)

The David P. Gardner Presidential Papers are organized according to the following principal themes of university leadership:

Theme 1—Understanding the University’s Role in American Culture and Society
Theme 2—Working with University Constituencies, Within and Without
Theme 3—Exercising Leadership in the Interests of the Institution
Theme 4—Influencing K-12 and Higher Education Nationally and Internationally