Interview with Lee Van Orsdel

  • Identifier2006 OH 036
  • Date4/26/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeVan Orsdel, Lee
  • DescriptionLee Van Orsdel was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. After graduating from Stanford University she earned a Master's in History, and then, a decade later, library science. Ms. Van Orsdel discusses her occupational history before coming to EKU as well as her role as a Dean. She shares her opinion of President Kustra and the changes he made. Ms. Van Orsdel also describes the changes she has made in the library and her impressions of President Glasser.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration00:44:51
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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