WILLIAM DAVID McELROY
Helinski, Donald R., Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society
WILLIAM DAVID McELROY died 17 February 1999. He not only distinguished himself as an experimentalist in the biological sciences, but through his leadership of several major scientific institutions greatly influenced the development of the basic sciences in the United States. Although his research and training were scientifically based, as the fourth chancellor of the University of California, San Diego, he encouraged the expansion of the arts, humanities, and social sciences on that campus and was very successful in forging links between the university and the San Diego community.
Bill McElroy was born and raised in Rogers, Texas. After graduation from high school he enrolled in …
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Publication information: Article title: WILLIAM DAVID McELROY. Contributors: Helinski, Donald R. - Author. Journal title: Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Volume: 149. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 2005. Page number: 103+. © American Philosophical Society Dec 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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