Fifth Colorado Mathematical Olympiad: April 22, 1988

  • Alexander Soifer


As you recall from Historical Notes 3, Dean Tracey and my Chair, Rangaswami, ordered me to close down the Olympiad, and threatened with consequences to my employment if I did not. In 1987 Rangaswami, using the draft by another perpetrator in my tenure process, Professor Gene Abrams, produced “Proposal to the CCHE (The Colorado Commission on Higher Education) for the Promotion and Encouragement of Excellence.” Rangaswami asked for funding of the “Center of Resources for Excellence in and Advancement of Mathematics (CREAM).”


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Letters, Arts and SciencesUniversity of Colorado at Colorado SpringsColorado SpringsUSA

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