Interview with Charles Combs

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Identifier

1978 OH 110

Date

4/20/1978

Description

Mr. Charles Combs replaced his father on the Board of Regents in 1974. He has known Dr. Martin for many years. Mr. Combs graduated from Eastern in 1964 and he is a Richmond resident.

Rights

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

Title

Interview with Charles Combs

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Ellis, William E.

Interviewee

Combs, Charles

Location

Richmond, KY

Duration

:59:07

Time Summary

0-01:0 Interviewer's introduction
01:0-01:25 Pause in tape
01:25-02:0 Combs' general background
02:0-05:0 Martin's appointment as President of Eastern- the circumstances
05:0-09:15 How Combs' father, who served on the Board of Regents, became a strong supporter of Martin
09:15-17:30 The Eastern campus in 1950. Combs remembers his college days.
17:30-19:15 Combs compares O'Donnell with Martin
19:15-22:20 Role of the Board of Regents
27:30-31:20 Conflicts on the board
31:20-35:0 Combs' opinion concerning the Council on Public Higher Education
35:0-38:0 The governor's role in higher education
38:0-41:05 Martin's priorities as president
42:40 End of side 1
0-0:40 Pause in tape
04:10-07:40 Martin's relationship with Adron Doran, president of Morehead
07:40-11:25 Martin's personality
11:25-13:25 Combs' evaluation of the highlights and achievements of the Board
13:25-18:45 Combs compares Dr. Powell with Dr. Martin
18:45-19:50 Martin's tenure in the state senate- Combs' judgement of Martin's performance.
19:50 Combs final remarks

Restrictions

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Collection

Citation

“Interview with Charles Combs,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 25, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/647.

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