Alan Stewart

Educator, Deceased Person

1917 – 2004

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Who was Alan Stewart?

Sir Alan Stewart KBE was a New Zealand educator and university administrator. He was principal of Massey Agricultural College from 1959 to 1963 and founding vice-chancellor of Massey University from 1964 to 1983, during which time he guided the institution's transition from agricultural college to full university. He is noted for building the university's internationally recognised agricultural programme, as well as for greatly expanding the university's extramural programme to make tertiary education available to rural New Zealanders. He was knighted in 1981 for services to education.

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Born
Dec 8, 1917
Nationality
  • New Zealand
Profession
Employment
  • Massey University
Died
Sep 1, 2004
Whakatane

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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