Interview with Thomas Myers

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1978 OH 111




Dr. Thomas Myers is a native of Ohio. He helped develop the Allied Health Program at Eastern and he is now serving as Vice President of Student Affairs. Dr. Myers worked under Dr. Robert Martin for 14 years.


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Interview with Thomas Myers

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Ellis, William E.


Myers, Thomas


Richmond, KY



Time Summary

0-0:50 Interviewer's introduction
0:50-02:50 Pause in Tape
02:50-05:40 Myers' general background and educational background
05:40-8:30 First meeting with Dr. Martin
08:30-10:30 Development of the Health program at Eastern
10:30-13:10 How Myers became involved with student affairs
13:10-14:40 Dr. Martin's ability to develop new programs
14:40-18:50 Myers' involvement with student affairs
18:50-21:20 How Myers' role has changed over the years
21:20-26:30 Problems encountered by Myers during the late 1960's
26:30-28:20 Outside student agitation
28:20-36:35 Dr. Martin's genius for dealing with people
36:35-39:10 Compares Dr. Powell with Dr. Martin
39:10 End of side 1
0-06:50 Pause in Tape
06:50-09:00 Dr. Martin's philosophy of education
09:0-10:10 Dr. Martin's personality
10:10-10:50 Compares Dr. Martin with other college presidents
10:50-11:50 Martin's leadership on the Presidents Commission and Association
11:50-12:40 Other educational programs that Martin developed
12:40-13:50 Highlights of the Martin presidency
13:50-15:20 Martin's race for the state senate
15:20-15:40 Final remarks
15:40 End of tape



“Interview with Thomas Myers,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2018,

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