Interview with Robert Begley

Dublin Core

Identifier

1977 OH 067

Date

12/3/1977

Description

Mr. Robert Begley is the President of Begley's Drugs company and serves as Chairman of the Board of Regents

Rights

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

Title

Interview with Robert Begley

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Ellis, William E.

Interviewee

Begley, Robert

Location

Richmond, KY

Duration

1:01:13

Time Summary

0-0:50 Pause in tape
0:50-01:40 Interviewer's introduction
01:40-02:40 Pause in tape
02:40-06:0 Begley discusses how he came to be appointed to the Eastern Board of Regents
06:00-08:00 Begley's first meeting with Dr. Martin
08:00-15:05 Begley's recollections about Dr. Martin's appointment as President of E.K.U. and the role politics plays in education
15:05-17:30 Role of the Council on Public Higher Education
17:30-21:05 Dr. Martin's role with the Board of Regents and the functions of the Board as a whole.
21:05-22:30 Begley's relationship with Dr. Martin
22:30-24:35 Begley's reaction to Dr. Martin running for the state senate
24:35-34:20 Dr. Martin's priorities at Eastern
34:20-37:35 Dr. Martin's relationship with Governors Wendell Ford, Louie Nunn, Julian Carroll
37:35-39:35 Dr. Martin's relationship with Adron Doran, former President at Morehead, and other college presidents
39:35-43:40 Dr. Martin's strengths
43:40-45:35 Dr. Martin's weaknesses
45:35-47:0 Dr. Martin's relationship with the press
47:0 End of Side 1
0-01:15 Pause in Tape
01:15-03:05 Dr. Martin's relationship with the press
03:05-05:45 Begley compares Dr. Martin with other college presidents
05:45-09:25 Dr. Martin's personality
09:25-12:0 Begley compares Dr. Martin with Dr. Powell
12:0-18:0 Begley's anecdotes concerning Dr. Martin
18:0 End of Tape

Restrictions

no

Collection

Citation

“Interview with Robert Begley,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/629.

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