The Park Years: A Timeline



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