Maurice B. Mitchell Edit Profile
Student, New York University, 1935. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Denver, 1958. Doctor of Laws (honorary), West Virginia Wesleyan University, 1978.
Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), National College Education, 1969. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), National University, San Diego, 1986. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Colorado State University, 1971.
With, New York Times, 1935-1936;
editor, Gouverneur (New York) Press, 1936-1937;
assistant public, Ogdensburg (New York) Journal, 1938-1939;
assistant public, Rochester (New York) Times-Union, 1940;
national advertising manager, Albany (New York) Knickerbocker-News, 1941-1943;
with, Columbia Broadcasting System, Washington, also New York City, 1945-1948;
with, National Association Broadcasters, Washington, 1948-1949;
managing director, Broadcast Advertising Bureau/TVB, New York City, 1949-1950;
with, NBC, 1950;
vice president, associate program service division, Muzak Corporation, New York City, 1950-1953;
director, Muzak Corporation, 1953-1958;
president, director, Encyclopedia British Films, Inc., 1953-1962;
president, Encyclopedia British, Inc. (Chicago and all subsidiary), 1962-1967;
director, Encyclopedia British Ednl. Corporation, 1977-1994.
Chancellor U. Denver, 1967-1977, emeritus, since 1978. President Center for Study Democratic Institutions/Fund for Republic, 1977-1978. Chairman Pacific Basin Institute, Santa Barbara, California, since 1978.
Director Washington program committee policy studies Annenberg Foundation, 1983-1985, consultant, 1986-1992. Chairman International Academy, Santa Barbara, 1988-1993, director Center for Study of the Environment, Santa Barbara,1993-. Co-founder, chairman Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, 1975-1983.
Chairman Denver Branch Federal Reserve Bank, 1971-1976. Board directors Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Member United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1968-1974. Chairman California Educational technology advisory committee, 1981-1983, Denver Community Education Council on Integration Public Schools, 1974-1976. Trustee Freedoms Foundation.
Chairman Colorado committee Rhodes Scholarship Trust, 1974-1977, California Commission, 1978-1980. Citizens board University Chicago. Member advisory committee United States Army Command and General Staff College, Department Army, 1975-1978.
Chairman Western Regional Judges Truman Scholarships, 1976-1982. Director National Public Radio, 1977-1982, chairman, 1979-1982. Board associate National College Education.
Trustee Committee Economic Development, 1957-1962. Board directors Foreign Policy Association, World Affairs Center and National Citizens on International Cooperative, 1966-1971, chairman, 1980. Board directors, Institute International Education, 1978-1985, African Student Aid Fund.
Trustee National University, San Diego. Member Colorado State History Society (director), Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Alpha Psi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi, Cosmos Club (Washington), Chicago Club, Mid-American Club (Chicago), Santa Barbara Club, La Cumbre Country Club, Masons (32 degree, Knight Commander, Court of Honor).
Married Mildred Roth, March 1937. 1 child, Lee Mark; married Mary V. Rowles, November 1951. Children: Keith Edward, Deborah Irene.
Married Linda Merry Stewart, November 1991.
1935 - 1936
1936 - 1937
1938 - 1939
1941 - 1943
1945 - 1948
1948 - 1949
1949 - 1950
1950 - 1953
1950 - 1953
1953 - 1962
1953 - 1962
1962 - 1967
1977 - 1994
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Golden Plate award American Academy Achievement, 1972. Civis Princeps award Regis College, Denver, 1973. Meritorious award Denver Metropolitan National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1973.
Malcolm Glenn Wyer award Adult Education Council Metropolitan Denver, 1975. B'nai B'rith award, 1976. Human Relations award Beth Joseph Synagogue, Denver, 1976.
Award National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1974.