Browse Interviews (10 total)

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.

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…

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 a journalism major. He discusses President Martin objecting to EKU Progress coverage of the Vietnam…

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.

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…

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.

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 opinions of President Martin and Dean Ogden. He also discusses his role in the Center for Study of…

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.

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.
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