Interview with William Sexton

  • Identifier2006 OH 046
  • Date1/10/2006
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeSexton, William
  • DescriptionWilliam Sexton was born in Carlisle, Kentucky, and attended the University of Kentucky for one semester before transferring to EKU. During his time at Eastern, Sexton moved from student to faculty, to department chair to dean, and then up to two vice-presidencies. In his interview, he describes what he has done at EKU, including leaving to join the Air Force during the Korean War, working in the university's wood shop between semesters, working under Presidents Martin, Powell, and Funderburk, and the challenges as an administrator.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration 1:13:54
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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