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13.75 Linear Feet (11 paige boxes)
This collection documents the activities of Miller Templeton, a graduate of and administrator at Georgia Tech, with his time spanning the late 1950s through his retirement in 1998. Materials in the collection span the 1970s through the mid 1990s, documenting his time overseeing Smith Hall in the 1980s, the founding and administration of Outdoor Recreation Georgia Tech (ORGT), and his course notes for Psychology 1010, a precursor to today’s GT 1000.
Miller Templeton (1940-), is a graduate and was an administrator at Georgia Tech. He received his BS in Physics in 1961 and MS in Nuclear Science in 1963 from Georgia Tech. From 1968 to 1985 Templeton was the Assistant Dean of Student at Georgia Tech. From 1985 to 1998, he was the Director of International Student Services and Programs and Study Abroad (now the Office of International Education). While Assistant Dean of Students, Templeton served as Outdoor Recreation Programmer for Outdoor Recreation Georgia Tech (ORGT). In his role with ORGT, he lead raft and kayak trips on all the major western rivers as well as the major whitewater rivers of the East; led 150-mile student backpacking expeditions through the High Sierras in California, the backcountry of Yellowstone, the River of No Return wilderness in Idaho, and the Grand Canyon. In addition, he served as the director of various residence halls at Georgia Tech continuously from 1960 to 1985. He also taught public speaking to clubs, organizations and individuals at Georgia Tech. He has coached students, such as the student Reflection Speaker at Georgia Tech’s graduation and the Sophomore Speaker at the Fall Convocation.