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 Glenn S. Dumke

Glenn S. Dumke

Birth
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 29 Jun 1989 (aged 72)
Encino, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Under the Last Supper Window in the Great Mausoleum
Memorial ID 10267 · View Source
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Educator. He moved to California in 1923, received a bachelor and master's degree at Occidental College and his doctorate in history at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 1957, he became president of San Francisco State College and while in that post was one of the principal architects of "The Master Plan for Higher Education in California", which became a blueprint for the state university system. He became chancellor of the California State University system in 1962 and in his 20 years as chancellor, enrollment tripled, to include 319,000 students in 1982 and three campuses were added to the system. At the time of his retirement, he received honorary doctoral degrees from nine universities. He died of a heart attack in Los Angeles, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 4 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10267
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Glenn S. Dumke (5 May 1917–29 Jun 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10267, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .