Historical Archive
1969–1970
1969–1970
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1969–1970: Advisory Committee

February 19, 1969
“Committee Will Be Selected for Implementation of ROTC Ruling”
Campus Report.
May 5, 1969
“ROTC Committee”
Memo to President Pitzer from Professors Bach and Schiff.
June, 1969
“Applicants to ROTC Committee”
List of 16 professors.
June 12, 1969
“Revision of ROTC Contracts”
Memo from Vice Provost E. Howard Brooks to Advisory Committee chair Alan Manne.
June, 1969
“ROTC’s Future being studied”
Stanford Observer.
July 9, 1969
Pitzer Memo to Webb
Memo asking Business School Professor Eugene J. Webb to join President’s Advisory Committee on ROTC Affairs.
1969
Background Materials
Memo from Vice Provost E. Howard Brooks to Advisory Committee listing documents to read.
September 17, 1969
First Meeting
Memorandum from Vice Provost E. Howard Brooks convening the first meeting (October 14, 1969) of the President’s Advisory Committee on ROTC Affairs.
January 7 and January 28, 1970
Comments on Proposal for the Revision of the Army ROTC Program
Letter of Report from the President’s Advisory Committee on ROTC affairs, Campus Report, January 28, 1970; plus January 7, 1970 draft of the letter.
March 3, 1970
“Cadets on Committee”
“More ROTC Questions: Cadets on Committee, ” Stanford Daily news analysis pointing out that two of the three students on the Advisory committee are in ROTC and the third is engaged to an ROTC cadet.
May 14, 1970
“ROTC Advisory Committee Holds First Hearing; Poll Is Scheduled”
Campus Report.
June 3, 1970
Report Released
Stanford University News Service reported, “An eight man faculty-student committee Wednesday (June 3) unanimously urged Stanford President Pitzer to initiate discussions with the Defense Department for new officer training programs for students off campus.”
June 3, 1970
Advisory Committee Final Report
The Final Report of the President’s Advisory Committee on ROC Affairs, published as a Campus Report Supplement.
January 27, 1971
Connolly Memo to Dawson
Memo from Advisory Committee Chair T.J. Connolly to Michael Dawso, Chair of the Senate of the ASSU responding to questions about student membership on the committee.
May 21, 1971
“ROTC Committee Minutes”
Memo from Advisory Committee Chair T.J. Connolly to Herb Borock, Parliamentarian of the ASSU Senate stating that the committee kept no minutes. Instead, Connolly attached an April 27, 1971 memo from President Lyman and a May 6, 1971 response from the committee.
May 13, 1971
Rosenzweig Letter to Fields
Letter from Vice-Provost Robert Rosenzweig to Diane Fields of Associated Students of Stanford University regarding student membership on the Advisory Committee.