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David Burrows Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LU-MS-227
This collection consists of papers created by David Burrows, provost and dean of the faculty at Lawrence University from 2005 to 2017. It includes primarily reprints of publications, conference papers, and other writings on cognitive psychology, higher education administration, and liberal education. Papers date from 1969 to 2018.


  • 1969-2018


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Lawrence University does not hold the copyrights for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.


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Biographical or Historical Information

"A native of New York City, Burrows joined the Lawrence administration after spending eight years [1997-2005] as dean of the college and vice president for academic affairs at Beloit College, where he also taught in the psychology department. Burrows enjoyed a lengthy teaching career as a cognitive psychologist before becoming a college administrator. He spent eight years on the faculty at the State University of New York at Brockport [1972-1980] and 17 years at Skidmore College [1980-1997], including three as associate dean of the faculty. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Columbia University and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Toronto." [Excerpted from March 7, 2016 press release by Rick Peterson]

Method of Acquisition

Donated to the Archives by David Burrows, 2019.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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