Interview with Joseph R. Schwendeman


  • Identifier2006 OH 010
  • Date10/5/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeSchwendeman, Joseph R.
  • DescriptionJoseph R. Schwendeman was born in Fargo, North Dakota. He came to EKU to be the Chair of Geography/Geology Department after leaving the same position at the University of North Dakota. Schwendeman discusses his aviation experiences in the Navy and at the University of North Dakota, as well as the role he played in forming the Aviation Program. He talks about his senior administration positions at EKU and his thoughts on different Presidents and other senior staff and committees.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration00:47:18
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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