Merze Tate Professor

Merze Tate (February 6, 1905 - June 27, 1996) was a professor, scholar and expert on United States diplomacy. She was the first African American graduate of Western Michigan Teachers College, first African American woman to attend the University of Oxford, first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in government and international relations from Harvard University (then Radcliffe College), as well as one of the first two female members to join the Department of History at Howard University. Tate was born February 9, 1905 in rural Blanchard, Michigan. Her great-grandparents migrated to Michigan from Ohio after receiving land through the Homestead Act. Merze began attending Rolland Township Elementary School Number Five, which was located on land owned by her family. At age 13 she entered Blanchard High School. This high school was destroyed by fire and students had to attend makeshift classrooms in area buildings. Due to inadequate educational facilities, students graduated at the end of the tenth grade. Merze Tate was the youngest and only African-American graduate in her class and was selected valedictorian.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 6th, 1905
Nationality
United States of America
Date of death
June 27th, 1996 at age of 91
Ethnicity
African American

Education

1. Harvard University Colleges/University

Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered in the country. Harvard's history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Institution info

Type University
Endowment
2013. 32.7 bil. $
2012. 30.7 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
September 8th, 1636
Headquarters
Massachusetts Hall, 02138 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Undergraduates
2012. 10,564
2010. 10,265
2009. 10,200
Postgraduates
2012. 17,583
2010. 17,329
Acceptance rate
2014. 5.9 %
2013. 5.8 %
2012. 5.9 %
2011. 6.2 %
2010. 6.9 %
Local tuition
2013. 42.3 K $
2012. 40 K $
2011. 39.9 K $
2010. 35 K $
Official web page www.harvard.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Harvard University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1901., Professor
b. 1949., Professor
b. 1965., Professor
b. 1937., Professor
b. 1962., Professor
b. 1948., Professor
b. 1870., Professor
b. 1941., Professor

2. University of Oxford Colleges/University

The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or Oxford) is a university located in Oxford, United Kingdom. It is the second-oldest surviving university in the world and the oldest in the English-speaking world. Although its exact date of foundation is unclear, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096. The University grew rapidly from 1167 when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris. In post-nominals the University of Oxford was historically abbreviated as Oxon., from the Latin Universitas Oxoniensis, although Oxf is now used in official university publications.

Type University
Endowment
2012. 855 mil. £
2011. 850 mil. £
Institution colors
Headquarters
Wellington Square, OX1 2JD - Oxford, Oxfordshire
Undergraduates
2012. 11,832
Postgraduates
2012. 9,857
Acceptance rate
2012. 20.5 %
2011. 18.37 %
2010. 18.4 %
2009. 20.9 %
Official web page www.ox.ac.uk
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Oxford connected by profession and/or age

b. 1966., Professor
b. 1945., Professor
b. 1935., Professor
b. 1965., Professor
b. 1942., Professor
b. 1946., Professor
b. 1946., Professor
b. 1940., Professor

3. Western Michigan University Colleges/University

Western Michigan University (WMU) is a public university located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. The university was established in 1903 by Dwight B. Waldo, and as of the Fall 2010 semester, its enrollment is 25,045.

Type Public university
Endowment
2012. 204 mil. $
2010. 169 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1903
Headquarters
1903 West Michigan Avenue, 49008 - Kalamazoo, Michigan
Undergraduates
2012. 19,478
2010. 19,966
2009. 19,547
Postgraduates
2012. 5,120
2010. 5,079
2010. 5,079
Acceptance rate
2013. 83.0 %
2010. 83.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 10.4 K $
2011. 9.61 K
2010. 9.01 K $
2009. 8.38 K $
2008. 7.93 K $
Official web page www.wmich.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Western Michigan University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1936., Professor
b. 1906., Writer
b. 1910., Actor
b. 1981., Baseball Pitcher
b. 1968., Ice Hockey Right winger
b. 1985., Blues Artist
b. 1971., Writer
b. 1962., Novelist

Written work

1.Hawaii: reciprocity or annexation

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1968. at East Lansing

Wikipedia

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