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University of Florida. News and Public Affairs.
Formerly, Division of Information and Publications Services.
Broadcast Tape 30. (Originally labeled The Criser Years: A Video Scrapbook)
Date: March 3, 1989
The tape was devoted to Marshall Criser and his years as President of the University of Florida.
Originally produced on ¾” u-matic. Reformatted to Betacam SP in 2003 and MPEG-2 in 2005.
Title: The Criser Years: A video yearbook.
An unidentified narrator reports the accomplishments and programs of Marshall Criser during the years he was president of the University of Florida (1984-1988). His first interview is shown (December 15, 1983), a scene from his inauguration, the NCAA controversy, the programs he instituted (Capital Campaign) or re-instituted (Parents’ Day), and his improvement of both undergraduate and graduate programs. In a humorous moment, Criser appears in a football uniform and states, “I’m ready to go if Emmett isn’t”. The final scene shows Marshall Criser walking across campus.