Interview with J. C. Powell

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Identifier

1978 OH 108

Date

4/14/1978

Description

Mr. J.C. Powell has worked with Dr. Martin for many years, dating from Dr. Martin's tenure as Superintendent of Public Instruction. Dr. Powell served as Vice President of the Office of Business Affairs.

Rights

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

Title

Interview with J. C. Powell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Ellis, William E.

Interviewee

Powell, J. C.

Location

Richmond, KY

Duration

1:13:41

Time Summary

0-0:50 Interviewer's introduction
0:50-1:40 Pause in Tape
01:40-02:20 First meeting with Dr. Martin
02:20-04:10 Powell's relationship with Martin in the Department of Education
04:10-06:20 Martin's role in the Minimum Foundation Program. His service as Superintendent of Instruction
06:20-07:30 Martin's relationship with A.B. "Happy" Chandler
07:30-10:20 The public's reaction to Martin's performance as Superintendent
10:20-12:40 Compares Martin with past Superintendents
12:40-16:15 Martin's appointment as President of Eastern
16:15-19:20 Compares O'Donnell with Martin
19:20-25:40 Martin's priorities as President. The growth of Eastern and the bonding process
25:40-29:0 Bringing in new faculty
29:0-43:0 Politics and education in Kentucky
43:0 End of side 1
0-01:0 Pause in tape
01:0-09:30 Martin's relationship with former governors
09:30-14:45 Martin's relationship with Adron Doran, and with other college presidents
14:45-19:35 Martin as a planner. Martin's educational philosophy
19:35-21:40 Martin's relationship with the press.
21:40-23:25 Martin's personality
23:25-26:15 Powell's relationship with Martin
26:15-27:40 Powell's final remarks
27:40 End of Tape

Restrictions

no

Collection

Citation

“Interview with J. C. Powell,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/645.

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