These papers concern his professional activities and his administrative duties at
Stanford, 1971-1991. Included are correspondence, memoranda, minutes, newsletters,
and articles. In addition to the physics department, several committees are
represented, including the Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aids
and the Graduate Study Committee.
Alexander Fetter, theoretical physicist, joined the Stanford faculty in 1965. He
received his B.A. at Williams College, 1958, was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford where he
won the Scott Prize in Physics in 1960, and received his Ph.D. at Harvard in 1963.
At Stanford, he has also served as associated dean of undergraduate studies,
1977-80, head of the Faculty Senate, 1982-83, and Associate Dean of Humanities and
Sciences, 1990-93. He received the Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1994.
He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the
Advancement of Science.
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