April 17, 1967
Request Approved for Establishment of Library School
Dr. Thomas F. Jones, 23rd President of the University of South Carolina
The request of Dr. Thomas Jones, President of the University, for establishing a School of Library Science was approved by the Board of Trustees. Dr. Jones's request had the endorsement of Dr. Cyril B. Busbee, State Superintendent of Education, Gov. Robert E. McNair, Solomon Blatt, Speaker of the S.C. House, and numerous other politicians of the state. The library school was one important part of Dr. Jones' plans for expanded graduate education programs at USC.
University of South Carolina Board of Trustees, 1966-67