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  • Tags: EKU faculty

2006oh070-mcchesney-32kbps.mp3
In this interview, EKU faculty member Dr. Jon McChesney describes his educational experiences and the ways that has EKU influenced his life.

2006oh069-givan-32kbps.mp3
Richard Givan is a native of Louisville and an EKU alumni. In this interview Givan describes campus life and his major, English. He joined the US Navy his senior year and discusses the attitudes of students toward the Vietnam War. Upon his return…

2006oh068-adams-32kbps.mp3
Jack Adams is a native of Laurel County and an EKU alumni. In this interview Adams discusses going to EKU on a basketball scholarship and his corresponding basketball career. He recalls professors and coaches who influenced his education career. Upon…

2006oh067-razaie-32kbps.mp3
Jaleh Rezaie is a native of Iran. In this interview she discusses getting married and coming to the United States for higher education, where she attended the University of Kentucky and EKU. She was hired on EKU as a math teacher and would become the…

2006oh066-frass-32kbps.mp3
Robert Fraas is a native of Archbold, Ohio. He was hired on at EKU to teach chemistry and switched over to the College of Law Enforcement with the newly funded program in forensic science. He discusses the role Joe Schwendeman played in integrating…

2006oh065-johnson-32kbps.mp3
Worley Johnson is a native of Floyd County and an EKU alumni. He discusses campus life and the friends he has made at EKU. He also discusses his return to EKU and the changes he has seen.

2006oh063-wellman-32kbps.mp3
Ferrell Wellman is a native of Kentucky. He attended University of Kentucky, the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Louisville. He received his draft notice in 1971 and went on active duty in January 1971. In this interview…

2006oh062-kay-32kbps.mp3
Lisa Kay is a native of Pulaski County. She attended EKU, and University of Kentucky. In this interview she discusses campus life, instructors, and the courses she took as a student. She has taught at EKU, Somerset Community College, and University…

2006oh061-bucknam-32kbps.mp3
Julie Bucknam was born in Wisconsin but lived in Corbin before attending EKU. In this interview she describes campus life, the dorms, and influential professors. She discusses her decision for returning to EKU as a professor in the Art Department.

2006oh060-white-32kbps.mp3
Isabelle White attended EKU and is a instructor in the English Department. In this interview she discusses campus life, courses taken, and various instructors. She was the founding member of Kappa Delta Tau, a service oriented campus organization.…

2006oh058-allgier-32kbps.mp3
David Allgier is an Ohio native who attended Indiana University, where he left with a Bachelor's in Accounting and Master's in Management. In this interview he reflects on early technology, "IBM cards", and wiring electronics. He discusses coming to…

2006oh057-gibson-32kbps.mp3
Charles Gibson is a native of Kentucky and a US Navy veteran. In this interview he discusses attending EKU, his instructors, Ralph Whalen and Homer Davis. He also reflects on the changes to the campus, from new buildings to new programs. He also…

2006oh055-thomas-32kbps.mp3
Richard Thomas is a native of Kentucky and a US Air Force veteran. He attended EKU and shares his impressions of campus life. He also discusses working at EKU after graduation and later working at the University of Kentucky Hospital. After working in…

2006oh031-kiffmeyer-32kbps.mp3
Tom Kiffmeyer was born and grew up in a German Catholic neighborhood in Cincinnati. Dr. Kiffmeyer describes education in Catholic schools through elementary and high school. Dr. Kiffmeyer speaks in detail about the courses and professors he had at…

2006oh003-blanchard-32kbps.mp3
Paul Blanchard is a native of Flint, Michigan. He attended Flint Junior College, University of Michigan, and Southern Illinois University, and also earning his PhD from the University of Kentucky. In this interview he discusses teaching at EKU, his…

2006oh002-boewe-32kbps.mp3
Joan Boewe is a native of Michigan. Her education includes Michigan State University and a Fulbright to study in Germany. In this interview she discusses looking for a teaching position when she found EKU. She describes Opera Shop, a challenging…

2004oh049-gump-32kbps.mp3
John Gump taught in the business department at EKU. In this interview he discusses his education, military experience and the circumstances of coming to EKU. He gives his opinions of the deans under whom he served and the presidents at EKU.

2004oh036-patrick-32kbps.mp3
Alfred Patrick is a native of Amonate, Virginia. He attended a small Baptist College, Virginia Tech, and the University of Tennessee and co-authored a textbook about a shorthand system. In this interview he discusses the circumstances of coming to…

2004oh035-vance-32kbps.mp3
Richard Vance is a native of Decatur, Illinois. He attended North Texas State College and the University of North Carolina. He taught in the Social Work Department at University of Tennessee before coming to EKU to teach in Political Science…

2004oh029-lawrenz-32kbps.mp3
Dale Lawrenz was Director of Personnel Affairs at EKU. In this interview he discusses his career before coming to EKU. He recounts his first impressions of the campus and the challenges of the job over the years. He also comments on Affirmative…

2004oh026-klein-32kbps.mp3
In this interview, Glen Kleine discusses his educational, military, and family background. He recounts his reasons for choosing journalism and the circumstances that brought him to EKU. While teaching, he established a journalism minor and initiated…

F. M. Burke is a Pike County, KY native. He attended Eastern State Teachers College and Normal School. In this interview, Burke, gives detailed information about his family history, growing up on a farm and his father's timber business. After being…

Harvey Lafuze, an Indiana native, came to Eastern in 1939 and retired in 1976. He was Eastern's photographer from 1950 till 1960. In this interview he discusses his educational background, the Great Depression, and his first teaching job. Lafuze also…

Milos Sebor, a Zbiroh, Austria native, became Professor of Geography at EKU in 1968. In this interview Sebor reflects on the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, and various aspects of WWII and Europe.

Dr. Smith Park is a native of Madison County, Kentucky. Park was a faculty member of EKU for over forty years in Mathematics. In this interview he discussed living on a farm which was taken over as part of Blue Grass Army Depot in the early 1940s.

Dixie Mylum, a Kentucky native, joined EKU's faculty in 1965 and taught in the Department of Social Science until her retirement in 1984. Mylum was instrumental in the development of the department's curriculum and served the university for four…

This interview with Robert Hungarland is part three of a three part series. Hungarland continues to describe his military service during World War II in this interview. He discusses his travels to Calcutta, India to join OSS communication units…

This interview with Robert Hungarland is part two of a three part series. Hungarland, an Arkansas native, entered the Army Signal Corps in 1942. In this interview he reflects on the training he received and his decision to volunteer for hazardous…

This interview with Robert Hungarland is part one of three part series. Part one is omitting his World War II service so as to be included in parts two and part three. Hungarland, a Arkansas native, obtained his MBA degree and decided to enter…

Donald Smith is a veteran of World War II and the Vietnam conflict. He was commissioned in the US Army and retired in 1964 with the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Military Police Corps. He obtained bachelor's and master's degrees from EKU and…

Ivol Parker is a native of Kentucky. A graduate of Berea College, Columbia University, and the University of Louisville where she received her PhD. Parker taught at EKU in the English Department from 1977 until her retirement in 1984. This interview…

Leon Rottersman is a native of New York. He taught psychology at EKU for several years. In this interview, he discussed early experiences in New York, military service in World War II, and his education. He discussed going into teaching and doctoral…

Fred Brizendine is a EKU faculty member. He taught Social Science upon his arrival in 1963. In this interview, he discussed his early life, going into the Air Force and his education at Vanderbilt and Western Kentucky State College. He discussed his…

Mabel Criswell is a Kentucky native. She attended EKU and worked for EKU as Director of Housing. In this interview she reflects campus life as a student, changes that occurred, and being employed by EKU.

Henry Pryse is a Kentucky native. He served in many positions in recruiting at EKU from 1959-1985. In this interview he recalls various people he has worked with on campus and trips taken with Dr. Robert Martin.

Henry Franklin Pryse, a Kentucky native, served in many recruiting positions at EKU. In this interview, he recalls his many experiences on the campus and his recruiting methods. He also discusses the problems he encountered with staff concerning…

Henry Franklin Pryse, a Kentucky native, served as the Director of Community School Relations and the Placement Director at EKU. In this interview, he recalls his early life, education, and US Army and Air Force service record. He also discusses his…

Bently Hilton is a retired faculty member of EKU. He was a native of Rockcastle County, Kentucky, veteran of World War II and a graduate of EKU. In this interview Hilton discussed his teaching career, and the strengths of EKU.

Mary Richards, a Madison County, Kentucky native, taught geography at EKU. She also served as secretary for the Alumni-Association. In this interview, Richards reflects on her family and education, and the problems she encountered while attending…

In this interview, Dr. R. R. Richards, a Russell County, Kentucky native, comments on various EKU presidents. He also discusses the conditions and salaries at EKU and his relationship with Eastern since his retirement . In addition, there is a…

In this interview, Helen Perry, Kentucky native, describes working at EKU as the Registrar Office secretary. She provides details of her social, and business life, and discusses her friends, co-workers and employers.

In this interview, Miss. Hood discusses the conditions of the physical education program and facilities of EKU when she arrived in 1930s. She explains the impacts that the Great Depression, and WWII had on social and campus life. She also comments on…

1985oh084-williams-32kbps.mp3
Master Sgt. James Williams, is a teacher at EKU with the ROTC program. In this interview he discusses some of his thoughts and experiences relating to the Vietnam War. He describes how and why he was changed by Vietnam.

1985oh083-whittenburg-32kbps.mp3
Sergeant First Class Bobby Whittenburg, is a teacher at EKU with the ROTC program. In this interview, he discusses some of his thoughts and experiences relating to the Vietnam War. He describes his tour of duties and why he reenlisted.

1985oh069-torres-32kbps.mp3
Sgt. Major Edmundo Torres, is a teacher at EKU with the ROTC program. In this interview, he discusses some of his thoughts and experiences relating to the Vietnam War. He describes two tour of duties and being apart of the Special Forces.

1985oh068-jenkins-32kbps.mp3
Lt. Col. Robert Jenkins, is a teacher at EKU with the ROTC program. In this interview, he discusses some of his thoughts and experiences relating to the Vietnam War.

1985oh063-anderson-32kbps.mp3
Major Richard Anderson, is a graduate and a teacher at EKU with the ROTC program. In this interview he discusses some of his thoughts and experiences relating to the Vietnam War.

1978oh114-sexton-32kbps.mp3
Dr. William E. Sexton is a native Kentuckian born and raised in Harrison County. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky State College and received his Ed.D. at the University of Missouri. He has been employed at Eastern since 1957, serving as Chairman of…
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