Dr. Wen Chao Chen

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Instructor in Political Science, 1950-1953; Assistant Professor of Political Science, 1953-1958; Acting Librarian, 1953-1956; Associate Professor of Political Science, 1958-1959; Professor of Political Science, 1959-1982; L. Lee Stryker Professor of Political Science, 1982-1987; Librarian, 1956-1971; Director of Academic Services, 1965-1967; Dean of Special Services, 1967-1970; Vice President, 1970-1973; Fellow of the College, 1973-1987; Emeritus Fellow of the College, 1987-; Vice President for Community Services, 1976-1982; President for Community Services, 1983-1984; Executive Vice President, 1984-1987; Executive Director Emeritus of the L. Lee Stryker Center, 1987-2012; L. Lee Stryker Professor Emeritus of Political Science, 1987-2012.


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    Dr. Wen Chao Chen holding a rare book
    (Kalamazoo College, 1961)
    An image from 1961 of Dr. Wen Chao Chen holding a rare book, most likely in Mandelle Library. Dr. Chen at the time was a Professor of Political Science and a Librarian.
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    Dr. Chen Discusses Libraries of the Future
    (Kalamazoo College, 1967-02-10)
    In 1967 Dr. Chen shared his vision of libraries of the future where "Each student would have his own work cubicle, tied to a computer that connects him in seconds to any library in the network." He also envisioned that students would be able to video conference with professors. Overall, Dr. Chen predicted that technology would be advanced enough that libraries could share information with one another in seconds. This article was originally published in the February 10, 1967 issue of the Kalamazoo College Index.
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    1994 Kalamazoo College Alumni Association Awards
    (Kalamazoo College, 1994-04-22) Kalamazoo College
    Recipients of the Weimer K. Hicks Award were Wen Chao Chen, John R. (Jack) McFarland, and Ruth Ziegelmaier. Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award was Louise Barrows Northam. Recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award was Garry Brown.
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    Wen Chao Chen Honorary Degree Citation
    (Kalamazoo College, 1989-06)
    Retired faculty member Wen Chao Chen was given an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Kalamazoo College at Commencement in 1989. This is the text of the degree citation.
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    Mandelle Library Friends of the Library Newsletter
    (1958-12-12) Chen, Wen Chao, 1919-2012
    This brief newsletter describes recent developments in Mandelle Library. There is special focus given to the new A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, which was dedicated on Honors Day, 1957, and in addition to this there is also mention of the lack of space for new materials in the library. The last two pages of the newsletter contain a list of donors to the library from July 1, 1957 - June 30, 1958.
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