Browse Interviews (11 total)

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 South Carolina he returned to work at Pattie A. Clay Hospital, Richmond KY. He describes the impact…

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 course she taught, and her favorite, the Voice Studio. She discusses her opinions on past EKU Presidents…

Carol Teague is a native of Ohio. In this interview she discusses her education at Ohio University, meeting her husband, and coming to EKU for a teaching position where she worked as a research assistant in EKU Data Processing Department. She eventually advanced to Director of Academic Computing as, possibly, the first female director in a…

Robert Hartwell was the Band Director at EKU. In this interview he discusses his career and education prior to coming to EKU. He recounts his first impressions of EKU and the circumstances that brought him to Eastern. Hartwell also shares details on the University's financial difficulties and an apparent lack of support for the EKU Band.

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 Action, funding problems and health insurance difficulties. Lawrenz also gives his opinions on the EKU…

Robert Baugh held many positions at EKU, including faculty and administration roles. In this interview he discusses changes in departments and new programs. He also gives his opinion on past presidents. Baugh also recounts collegiate sports and the recent changes that he views as negative.

Carol Baugh is a EKU Alumni and a educator of Community Health Nursing. In this interview she discusses her education and her return to EKU to teach. She recounts problems in the department and comments on past presidents.

In this interview Dr. Charles Whitlock discusses his experiences on EKU campus, first as a student and later under various positions he held after he served in the Army. He discusses his opinions of presidents and the traits of a good college president.

Nancy Forderhase is a native of South Dakota and Gene Forderhase, a native of Missouri. In this interview the duo discusses their educational backgrounds and careers as history teachers. They discuses arriving at EKU in 1966 to teach. They also recount their reasons for coming to EKU and comment on past EKU presidents.

In this interview, Dr. Jack Fletcher gives an account of his education, early life, and family background. He also discusses his military experience, work experience and graduate school. Fletcher also discusses the early days of the Planetarium, which faced early problems with an electronics company and a lack of support from President Funderburk.

In this interview Mr. Clawson discusses his family background and education. He describes his first position as Dean of Associate Degree Programs. He also discusses the Law Enforcement Program, and other new programs such as Agriculture, Technology and Interior Decorating and Design. He also comments on past colleagues and EKU Presidents.
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