Interview with Thomas Stovall

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Identifier

1977 OH 012

Date

3/15/1977

Description

Mr. Thomas Stovall served as Vice President for Academic Affairs at EKU from 1966-72.

Rights

Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

Title

Interview with Thomas Stovall

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Smith, David

Interviewee

Stovall, Thomas

Location

Nashville, TN

Time Summary

0-4 Introduction
5-20 First recollection of Martin; reasons for leaving University of South Florida to become Vice-President for Academic Affairs
21-32 Impressions of Eastern when Stovall arrived
32-45 Martin's philosophy of education
45-65 How Martin envisioned Eastern's role as a regional university in development of higher education in Kentucky
65-127 Martin's administration of Eastern; need for more genuine consultation with faculty and students
127-168 Martin's attitude toward student protests; regional universities and student protests
169-212 Martin's relationship with the council on public higher education; Martin's strong beliefe in university autonomy
212-262 Martin's relationship with other university presidents characterized as friendly rivalry; some jealousy developed among regional institutions and UK; need for some degree of central coordination
262-288 Martin's involvement in Kentucky politics
288-329 Stovall's working relationship with Martin
330-344 Martin's expertise in fiscal affairs
344-367 Stovall's role in developing new academic programs
368-389 Characterization of Martin's personality
389-400 Martin's involvement with Kentucky Education Association
400-421 Anecdote concerning Martin
422-503 Reasons for leaving Eastern
503-528 Martin's contributions to education
528 End of interview

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Collection

Citation

“Interview with Thomas Stovall,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/609.

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