Identifier:1978 OH 110
Description:Mr. Charles Combs replaced his father on the Board of Regents in 1974. He has known Dr. Martin for many years. Mr. Combs graduated from Eastern in 1964 and he is a Richmond resident.
Rights:Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
Interviewer:Ellis, William E.
Time Summary:0-01:0 Interviewer's introduction
01:0-01:25 Pause in tape
01:25-02:0 Combs' general background
02:0-05:0 Martin's appointment as President of Eastern- the circumstances
05:0-09:15 How Combs' father, who served on the Board of Regents, became a strong supporter of Martin
09:15-17:30 The Eastern campus in 1950. Combs remembers his college days.
17:30-19:15 Combs compares O'Donnell with Martin
19:15-22:20 Role of the Board of Regents
27:30-31:20 Conflicts on the board
31:20-35:0 Combs' opinion concerning the Council on Public Higher Education
35:0-38:0 The governor's role in higher education
38:0-41:05 Martin's priorities as president
42:40 End of side 1
0-0:40 Pause in tape
04:10-07:40 Martin's relationship with Adron Doran, president of Morehead
07:40-11:25 Martin's personality
11:25-13:25 Combs' evaluation of the highlights and achievements of the Board
13:25-18:45 Combs compares Dr. Powell with Dr. Martin
18:45-19:50 Martin's tenure in the state senate- Combs' judgement of Martin's performance.
19:50 Combs final remarks