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Amateur Sports and the Federal Government

Amateur Sports and the Federal Government

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Speech given by Barbara Forker at the University of Massachusetts on November 12, 1975 discussing the President's Commission on Olympic Sports.

Barbara Forker (1920-2010) was a physical education professor at Iowa State University (1948-1990) and Head of the Women's Physical Education Department (1958-1974). When the men's and women's physical education department were combined to create the Department of Physical Education, Dr. Forker became the first Head (1974-1986). She was named Distinguished Professor in 1986. Dr. Forker was appointed a member of the President's Commission on Olympic Sports (1975-1977). In 1977, she was a United States Delegate in the Second Educationists Session at the International Olympic Academy, in Olympia, Greece. Dr. Forker was a also member (1980-1984) of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Executive Board and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Education Council. In 1984, she was Chairman of the United States Olympic Committee Symposium at the Pre-Olympic Scientific Congress in Eugene, Oregon. For more information: http://www.lib.iastate.edu/arch/rgrp/10-7-13.html
Speech given by Barbara Forker at the University of Massachusetts on November 12, 1975 discussing the President's Commission on Olympic Sports.

Barbara Forker (1920-2010) was a physical education professor at Iowa State University (1948-1990) and Head of the Women's Physical Education Department (1958-1974). When the men's and women's physical education department were combined to create the Department of Physical Education, Dr. Forker became the first Head (1974-1986). She was named Distinguished Professor in 1986. Dr. Forker was appointed a member of the President's Commission on Olympic Sports (1975-1977). In 1977, she was a United States Delegate in the Second Educationists Session at the International Olympic Academy, in Olympia, Greece. Dr. Forker was a also member (1980-1984) of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Executive Board and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Education Council. In 1984, she was Chairman of the United States Olympic Committee Symposium at the Pre-Olympic Scientific Congress in Eugene, Oregon. For more information: http://www.lib.iastate.edu/arch/rgrp/10-7-13.html

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