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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Wayne Danielson Papers, 1989-1996



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Danielson, Wayne A.
Title: Danielson, Wayne, Papers
Dates: 1989-1996
Abstract: Wayne Allen Danielson (born 1929) was a Professor of Journalism, Dean of the School of Communication, chair of the Department of Journalism, and director of the Office of Accreditation at The University of Texas at Austin, retiring in 2003. The papers include UT faculty committee work of Danielson.
Accession No.: 2003-158
OCLC No.: 949893880
Extent: 8 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Wayne Allen Danielson was born on December 6, 1929, in Burlington, Iowa. He earned a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Iowa in 1952, a M.A. in Journalism from Stanford in 1953, and a Ph.D. in Mass Communication Research from Stanford in 1957. He taught at Stanford, the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before joining the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1967 as a Visiting Professor of Journalism. In 1969 Dr. Danielson became both Professor of Journalism and Computer Sciences at UT as well as the Dean of the School of Communication, a position he held until 1979. In 1982 he was named the Jesse H. Jones Professor of Journalism, and two years later he became the Director of PROJECT QUEST and chairman of PROJECT QUEST Committee, the University's long-term effort to increase the innovative use of microcomputers in teaching and research. In 1989 Danielson became the Dewitt Carter Reddick Regents Chair in Communication, from 1990 to 1996 he served as Chair of the Office of Survey Research Advisory Committee, and from 1991 to 1992 he served as Chair of the Department of Journalism. He also served as Director of the Office of Accreditation Studies from 1996 to 1998. He retired from UT in 2003 but continued to offer online distance education courses with colleagues through the Division of Extension.

Dr. Danielson has been the author or editor of numerous books, articles, chapters, and computer programs, earned countless awards and recognitions, and served on a variety of academic committees. He has also served as consultant on student research, journalism education, marketing research, and other topics for newspapers and corporations all over the country.

Source:

Curriculum Vitae of Wayne Allen Danielson, January 24, 2004

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Scope and Contents

The Wayne Danielson Papers, 1989-1996, include UT faculty committee work of Danielson and pertain to activity on the UT Multicultural Education Committee (1990-1991), the UT Faculty Computer Committee (1989, 1994-1996), the committee to recommend evaluation of administrative personnel (1994), and the task force on internet services for ex-students and retired faculty and staff (1994-1995).

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Danielson, Wayne A.
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin.
Subjects
Committees.
Multicultural education.
Technology.
Journalism.
Information technology.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Wayne Danielson Papers, 1989-1996, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ralph Elder, October 2003.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/M21a 1995-1996 Faculty Computer Committee report vol. 1
1995-1996 Faculty Computer Committee report vol. 2
MCE (Multicultural education committee) Final report feasibility study
MCE Danielson 000124-
3. MCE Danielson 00268-00355
4. MCE Danielson 00356-449
5. MCE Danielson 00450-
MCE Danielson 00001-00123
Disc Committee
FCC (Faculty Computer Committee)
REAP Documents (Recommend Evaluation of Administrative Personnel)
ITI Documents (Integration of information technology)
Internet services task force

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