Peace Corps promotion, general information, 1986, undated
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Consists primarily of autobiographical reports, resumes, papers and abstracts submitted for the 1986 National Seminar on Future Directions for the Peace Corps held at CSU. Individuals include: Loret Miller Ruppe, Sam Kunkle, Rona Melamed-Gonzalez, Suzanne Brown, Kathryn H. Larson, Jerry Eckert, David Harpman, Edward Reed, Doris Hicks Young, Sharon Moree, Gordon Smith, Katy Hansen, Will Alexander, Young K. Kim, Gary Wederspahn, Phillips Ruopp, Richard R. Inglis Jr., James J. Broz, Philip G. Stiles, Julian M. Heyman, Frank Merritt, John F. Burgess, and Hank Brown.Colorado State University became involved with the early development of the Peace Corps through the work of Maurice L. Albertson and the successful 1960 proposal on behalf of CSURF (Colorado State University Research Foundation) to the ICA (International Cooperation Agency) to investigate the possibility of establishing a "youth corps" that would become the Peace Corps. Colorado State University soon began training Peace Corps volunteers for work in Pakistan and other parts of the world. Albertson remained interested in the Peace Corps, and in 1986 he organized a seminar focusing on the future ...