Shirley A.R. Lewis File, 1994-2002Material type: Mixed materialsDescription: 1 box, (.5 linear ft.).Subject(s): Paine College--Presidents | Magazines | Newspaper clippings | News Releases | Programs
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|Archival Material||Archives||Box 64||Not for loan||Finding aid available for a description of items in box.|
Box 64: Folders 1-18.
The Shirley A.R. Lewis file includes newspaper clippings, news releases, programs, memos, letters, inauguration material, directory, conferences, bibliography, and magazines highlighting her accomplishments. Material spans 1994-2002.
Preferred citation: Shirley A.R. Lewis, Files, [Box #, Folders #], Special Collections, Collins-Callaway Library, Paine College.
Dr. Shirley A.R. Lewis, a native of Winding Gulf, West Virginia was elected the thirteenth president and the first woman president of Paine College in 1994. Her election as president was another historical moment in the life of the college. Lewis received a bachelor degree from the University of California at Berkeley, a PhD in Education from Stanford University, and holds the Certification in African Studies from the joint program of the University of London and University of Ghana. Lewis has served as professor in a number of colleges and universities. After an appointment in Meharry Medical College, Department of Family Medicine, she was name the first Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the School of Medicine, and the first woman to hold that rank. Lewis authored numerous articles and books, and participated in a variety of civic, education and service activities. She served as president of Paine College from 1994-2007.
Finding aid available in archives.