Jack Preiss campus survey in advance of desegregation.

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Associate Professor Jack J. Preiss chaired a working committee to evaluate racial discrimination at Duke in 1962. In addition to writing a report, the committee also drafted a resolution encouraging the Board of Trustees to stop discrimination in undergraduate admissions. The resolution was accepted by the faculty. J. Deryl Hart Records, 1957-1980 (bulk 1960-1963).