The Park Years: A Timeline



1907Rosemary Park born in Andover, Mass.
1928B.A., summa cum laude, Radcliffe College
1929M.A., Radcliffe College
1930-32Serves as German instructor, Wheaton College
1934Receives Ph.D. from University of Cologne
1934-35Acting Dean of Freshmen, Wheaton College
1935-47Language instructor at Connecticut College
1946Becomes Academic Dean of Connecticut College
1947-62Serves as President of Connecticut College
1954Received an Honorary Degree (Doctor of Humane Letters) from Wheaton College in Norton, Mass. as President of Connecticut College
1961-62Introduces Connecticut College Four-Course plan
1962-67Serves as President of Barnard College
1967Receives Woman of the Year Award from the Los Angeles Times Newspaper
1967Commencement speaker for the 49th Commencement of Connecticut College as President of Barnard College
1967-70Vice Chancellor of University of California at Los Angeles
1967-74Professor of Higher Education, Graduate School of Education, UCLA
1970-73President, United Chapters of Phi Beta Kappa
1974Receives Radcliffe College Alumnae Award
1974-75Professor on Recall, UCLA
1974-2004Professor Emeritus of Higher Education, UCLA
1976-77Phi Beta Kappa Lecturer
1980Cofounds PLATO (Perpetual Learning and Teaching Organization) Society of UCLA
1989Receives Medal of Department of Defense and citation by Secretary of Defense for service on Board of Visitors of Defense Intelligence College