Daniel G. Aldrich was the founding chancellor of the University of California, Irvine. The records in this collection document
many of the professional activities he engaged in while while serving as chancellor, as well as his speeches and involvement
with community organizations.
Daniel G. Aldrich was the founding chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, serving from 1962 until 1984. Aldrich's
background in agriculture and his connection with the land-grant system at the University of Rhode Island influenced his decision
to design a campus in which environmental planning and community service would be crucial. After accepting the appointment
of chancellor he set out to create a university faithful to the land-grant tradition, yet appropriate to the opportunities
and challenges of the 21st century.
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