WKU hires the first African American faculty members:
John Jones - summer faculty position in Education May 25, 1965; hired fulltime as admissions' counselor and Sociology instructor, June 15, 1967. He was the first African American to receive tenure at WKU.
James Beck - Associate Director of the Human Relations Center for Education, August 1, 1966, resigned August 31, 1968
Mable Anderson - Full Professor in Elementary Education, September 1, 1966
Jacqueline Beck - Assistant Professor in Nursing, September 1, 1966, resigned August 31, 1968
Frank Moxley - summer Counselor Education student practicum supervisor, June 1, 1967
Correspondence between John Hardin and Howard Bailey regarding conditions for African Americans in the 1960s.
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