Interview with Rita Fox


  • Identifier2006 OH 026
  • Date7/19/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeFox, Rita
  • DescriptionRita Mackin Fox was born in Louisville, Kentucky and attended Jefferson Community College before entering the workforce. She came to EKU to work and began attending classes in 1996 at the age of 38. Ms. Fox talks about choosing to major in journalism and minoring in women's studies. She recalls the professors, staff and courses that benefited her the most. She also recounts working for the Eastern Progress and the commotion that surrounded an editorial about the depreciation of staff shown by university administration. Ms. Fox discusses her career afterwards, changes she has seen at EKU, and the impacts that Eastern had on her life.
  • Duration00:51:53
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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