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Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: John A. Cole records

 Collection
Identifier: SHU 0003-016
The Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: John A. Cole records consists of one letter, dated 25 April 1977, from John A. Cole to the University Community on the state of the University's finances and budget planning.

Other records from Dr. Cole's term as President may be included in the Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: Robert Conley records, SHU 0003.017.

Dates

  • 1977

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All materials available in this collection (unless otherwise noted) are the property of the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center and Seton Hall University, which reserves the right to limit access to or reproduction of these materials. Reproduction of materials or content is subject to United States copyright restrictions and may be subject to federal or state privacy regulations. Permission to publish exact reproductions must be obtained from the Director of the Archives and Special Collections Center.

Extent

1 folders

Overview

John A. Cole was the interim President of Seton Hall University from 1976-1977. He became acting President upon the death of Msgr. Thomas Fahy in 1976 and continued in this role until the appointment of Dr. Robert Conley in 1977. The Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: John A. Cole records consists of one letter, dated 25 April 1977, from John A. Cole to the University Community on the state of the University's finances and budget planning.

Biographical / Historical

John A. Cole was the interim President of Seton Hall University from 1976-1977. He became acting President upon the death of Msgr. Thomas Fahy in 1976 and continued in this role until the appointment of Dr. Robert Conley in 1977.

John Cole was born in Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University before receiving his MBA from Seton Hall University and later his doctorate of letters from the China Academy of Hwa Kang in Taipei. He began teaching at Seton Hall in 1958 as an assistant professor of marketing, and founded the Office of Grants and Research, serving as its first director, before being appointed as Treasurer of the University, then assistant to the President. After the sudden death of Msgr. Fahy in 1976, Dr. Cole became interim President, the first lay person to hold that title. He later retired from Seton Hall University and served on the Board of Trustees of Georgian Court University.

John Cole married Yolanda Schenone of Keyport, N.J., and the couple had five children, John Cole, Jane Farmer, Robert Cole, Maria Roth, and Anne Cole. Prior to working at Seton Hall University, John Cole worked for the Armstrong Cork Company and Rumson Supermarket in Rumson, N.J. Former President Cole died 17 January 2012 in Little Silver, N.J.

Source: John A. Cole, obituary, New Jersey Star Ledger, http://obits.nj.com/obituaries/starledger/obituary.aspx?pid=155553771, accessed 9 April 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Center from the Office of the President of Seton Hall University. Terms of accession unknown.

Related Materials

Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: Thomas H. McLaughlin records, 1923-1946, SHU 0003.009, at the Monsignor Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: Francis J. Monaghan records, 1932-1936, SHU 0003.010, at the Monsignor Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: James F. Kelley records, 1920-1995, SHU 0003.011, at the Monsignor Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: John L. McNulty records, 1931-1970, SHU 0003.012, at the Monsignor Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: John Joseph Dougherty records, 1959-1969, SHU 0003.013, at the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: Edward J. Fleming records, 1960-1969, SHU 0003.014, in the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: Thomas G. Fahy records, 1970-1976, SHU 0003.015, in the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: Robert T. Conley records, 1977-1979, SHU 0003.017, in the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Processing Information

Collection was processed, finding aid and basic collection description created in 2014 by Ruben Pereira and Tracy M. Jackson as part of the Overhaul Project collection survey.
Title
Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: John A. Cole records, 1977
Author
Tracy M. Jackson
Date
2014
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Repository

Contact:
Archives, Walsh Library
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South Orange NJ 07079 US
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