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Otto Butz Archival Collection: Home

This guide contains materials by and about Dr. Otto Butz.

Otto Butz, Ph.D.

Otto Butz was the third president of Golden Gate University (1970-1992). He retired on June 30,1992 after nearly 22 years leading the institution. He is credited with guiding the university through a period of unprecedented growth and change. It was under his administration that Golden Gate became a university (formerly Golden Gate College), instituted a doctoral program, and expanded its master's degree programs. The Butz years also brought the university into a new building in downtown San Francisco, and saw campuses established throughout the Bay Area, at military bases across the country, and in Southeast Asia. 

Materials in University Archives

For access to materials available in University Archives please contact James Krusling,, 415-442-7248.

Web-based Information

Otto Butz-Related Images

Externally Available Resources