Dr. J. Stanley Marshall
President, Florida State University
— 1969-1976 —
He consulted widely in science education, principally in the Middle East and was recognized nationally and internationally for his accomplishments, including the elite designation as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Dr. Marshall served as dean of the School of Education and executive vice president before his appointment as president. His presidency coincided with a period of radical student protests.
His campus leadership was most notable for advancing racial integration.
Following his presidency he remained active in higher education, including service on the Florida State University Board of Trustees and the Florida Board of Governors.
Erected 2014 by Florida State University.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education
Location. 30° 26.606′ N, 84° 17.823′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Marker can be reached from Learning Way, 0.2 miles east of Varsity Drive. Marker and statue are located in Marshall Plaza, on the north side of the HCB Classroom Building near the Florida State University Legacy Walk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 989 Learning Way, Tallahassee FL 32304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honoring Student Excellence (a few steps from this marker); The Integration Statue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Florida State University Campus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Konrad Emil Bloch (approx. half a mile away); John Robert Schrieffer (approx. half a mile away); Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (approx. half a mile away); Sir Harold W. Kroto (approx. half a mile away); Robert Sanderson Mulliken (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
Also see . . . Former FSU president Stanley Marshall dies at 91. James Stanley Marshall's tenure as FSU president coincided with the rise of student activism at FSU — which earned FSU the title "Berkeley of the South" because of the proliferation of student demonstrations and protests. During (Submitted on May 24, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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