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Hinz, Jack, 1931-



  • Existence: 1931    


Roland "Jack" Hinz (1931-) received his B.A. and M.A. in counseling from Western Reserve University, where he was hired as Director of Admission in 1965. In 1967, Hinz was appointed Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Northwestern University. After leaving Northwestern in 1970, Hinz worked for Northern Illinois University and the College Board. In 2000, he joined the board of the Evanston History Center.


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Records of the Dean of Students, Roland "Jack" Hinz, 1963-1972

Identifier: 30/22
Abstract Collection contains the records of Northwestern University Dean of Students from 1967-1970, Roland ‘Jack’ Hinz. Hinz was Dean of Students during a takeover of the Bursar’s office by Black Northwestern students in May of 1968 to protest racial injustices on campus, which received national news coverage. The Bursar’s office sit-in was one of a series of student demonstrations throughout the United States at the end of the 1960’s protesting civil rights injustices and the war in Vietnam. ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-1972