Title: Maryly VanLeer Peck ( oral history interview )
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00082826/00003
 Material Information
Title: Maryly VanLeer Peck ( oral history interview )
Physical Description: Archival
Language: English
Creator: Maryly VanLeer Peck and Katie Kindelan
Publisher: Maryly VanLeer Peck
Publication Date: 2004
Subjects / Keywords: University of Florida -- History
Abstract: UFWS 4 Maryly VanLeer Peck President, Polk Community College (1982–1998) Dean of Undergraduate Studies, University of Maryland President, Chochise Community College (Douglas, Arizona) Administrator, University of Guam Graduate, UF Chemical Engineering doctoral program (1963) Childhood and education, first woman to receive chemical engineering degree at Vanderbilt, establishing Society of Women Engineers UF chapter, experiences earning master’s degree in engineering at UF, pregnancy, receiving Ph.D. at UF (first woman to earn graduate degree in engineering from UF), working for Rocketdyne Division of North American Aviation, different views of female students at Vanderbilt and UF, juggling family and a career in Guam, attending UF, teaching chemical engineering to returning veterans, relationship with male faculty and administrators, Society of Women Engineers and the Maryly VanLeer Peck scholarship, applying for job position at Rocketdyne Division of North American Aviation (Boeing), interest in teaching, teaching position at Campbell College in North Carolina, reasons for move to Guam, operating school, job as administrator at University of Guam, president of Chochise Community College in Arizona, Dean of Undergraduate Studies at University of Maryland, first female to be president of a Florida community college, Polk Community College in Winter Haven, personal assets, advice to women working in male-dominated field. November 6, 2003
Funding: This text has been transcribed from an audio or video oral history. Digitization was funded by a gift from Caleb J. and Michele B. Grimes.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00082826
Volume ID: VID00003
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

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