Interview with Gerald May

Dublin Core

Identifier

1978 OH 036

Date

3/21/1978

Description

Mr. Gerald May is originally from New York, but moved to Kentucky to become a student at Eastern during the 1940's. He has served on Eastern's Board of Regents since the 1960's where he became acquainted with Dr. Martin.

Rights

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

Title

Interview with Gerald May

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Ellis, William E.

Interviewee

May, Gerald

Location

Stanford, KY

Duration

1:05:23

Time Summary

0-0:45 Interviewer's introduction
0:45-02:10 Pause in tape
02:10-03:50 May's general background
03:50-05:10 May's first meeting with Dr. Martin
05:10-07:40 How May became a member of the Board of Regents
07:40-09:15 First impressions of the Board and Dr. Martin
09:15-10:40 Martin as Superintendent of Public Instruction
10:40-11:50 Appointment of Dr. Martin as president of Eastern
11:50-14:25 Dr. Martin's relationship with the Board of Regents
14:25-16:20 May comments on the activities of the board
16:20-20:50 Conflicts on the board between members
20:50-25:30 Dr. Martin's priorities and goals
25:30-27:40 Dr. Martin's relationship with Governor Wendell Ford
30:35-38:40 Dr. Martin's relationship with the Council on Public Higher Education; May's opinion of the Council
38:40 End of Side 1
0-07:45 Pause in Tape
07:45-12:50 Dr. Martin's relationship with the press
12:50-16:0 May compares Dr. Martin with other college presidents- Dr. O'Donnell
16:0-19:50 Dr. Martin as a planner and organizer as compared with Dr. Adron Doran
19:50-22:40 Dr. Martin's personality
22:40-29:10 May compares Dr. Martin with Dr. Powell
29:10-33:10 May's final comments
22:10 End of tape

Restrictions

no

Collection

Citation

“Interview with Gerald May,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/636.

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