Dealing with change: university museums of natural history in the United States
Their unique position as a link between scientists and the public has lent a new dynamic to university museums of natural history in the United States. Peter B. Tirrell is associate director of the Oklahoma Museum of Natural History at the University of Oklahoma. He played a pivotal role in the strategic planning, design and development of a 45-million-dollar project that includes a new facility for the museum and is the immediate past president of the Association of College and University Museums and Galleries. With more than twenty-six years of professional experience, he has served on visiting committees for the Accreditation Commission of the American Association of Museums and on survey teams for the Museum Assessment Program.
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Document Type: Original Article
Affiliations: Oklahoma Museum of Natural History at the University of Oklahoma
Publication date: 2000-07-01