Dr. Albert C. Yates (born 1942) served as president of Colorado State University from 1990 to 2003. During his tenure, Dr. Yates spoke to many local, state, and national organizations. His archival collection primarily contains the speeches he made to these organizations. The collection also contains a limited number of papers related to his tenure as university president. This digital collection, with materials dated 1991 to 2003, contains one audio recording and the prepared text of several of Yates’ speeches on leadership, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the status of CSU.

Recent Submissions

  • Remarks to Martin Luther King Jr. celebration 

    Author(s):Yates, Albert C.
    Date:1992-01-31
    Format:transcripts
  • Speech to the King week opening ceremony 

    Author(s):Yates, Albert C.
    Date:1991-01-22
    Format:transcripts
  • Albert Yates - speech 

    Date Recorded:undated
    Format:audiocassettes
    Colorado State University President Albert Yates is speaking to an unidentified organization. He discusses the successes of the university and responds to input by the audience.
  • Virtue and leadership: good leaders must first be good people 

    Author(s):Yates, Albert C.
    Date:undated
    Format:transcripts
    In a written speech, Albert Yates shares "My List: Assertions on Organizational Leadership," a list he compiled over a period of years.
  • Leadership 

    Author(s):Yates, Albert C.
    Date:undated
    Format:transcripts
    In a written speech, Albert Yates shares his list of statements and assertions on organizational leadership.
  • Values and leadership 

    Author(s):Yates, Albert C.
    Date:2003-01-23
    Format:transcripts
    Albert Yates details the importance of leadership in facing the challenges of water management in Colorado to the Colorado Water Congress.
  • Colorado higher education: a brief overview 

    Author(s):Yates, Albert C.
    Date:2000-06-07
    Format:transcripts
    Albert Yates presents an overview of higher education in Colorado from 1990 to 2000 in which he stresses the successes of Colorado's universities while cautioning against lower funding for the schools.
  • "The renaissance of outreach in the land-grant tradition": Seaman A. Knapp memorial lecture 

    Author(s):Yates, Albert C.
    Date:1994-11-07
    Format:transcripts
    Albert Yates details the importance of outreach in Cooperative Extension as well as in other University programs.