Biography and History

Roy Heath was a member of the Princeton University class of 1939. He later served on the faculty as professor of psychology and was appointed director of a sweeping study of undergraduate education at Princeton, the results of which were published in The Reasonable Adventurer (1964). The study entailed Heath acting as the advisor to thirty-six members of the Class of 1954 throughout their undergraduate careers and documenting the social and academic progress of the students through periodic interviews.

Source: From the finding aid for AC004

  • Roy Heath Class of 1954 Advisee Project Interviews. 1950-1979 (inclusive), 1950-1954 (bulk).

    Call Number: AC004

    Roy Heath was a member of the Princeton University class of 1939. He later served on the faculty as professor of psychology and was appointed director of a sweeping study of undergraduate education at Princeton, the results of which were published in The Reasonable Adventurer (1964). The collection comprises materials related to a study that Heath, a clinical psychologist, conducted on 36 members of the Class of 1954 during their years at Princeton.