Life and Career of Derek Bok

Mr. Bok discussed his twenty-year career as president of the oldest
university in the United States, Harvard University. During… read more

Mr. Bok discussed his twenty-year career as president of the oldest

university in the United States, Harvard University. During that

time he has raised the school’s endowment from $1 billion to $5

billion. The John F. Kennedy School of Government was established during his tenure and is now recognized as a leading educational source for

the nation’s public policy experts. President Bok said his most important contribution has been an emphasis on

moral issues. He is concerned that modern universities do not

contribute enough to the development of students as responsible,

ethical individuals. close

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Life and Career of Derek Bok

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Program ID:
15515-1
Category:
American Profile
Format:
American Profile Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 1, 1991
Last Aired:
Jan 5, 1991

Airing Details

  • Jan 01, 1991 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 1991 | 2:38pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 1991 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 1991 | 12:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 1991 | 7:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
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