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01. Interview information.

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

02. Could you please state your name and date of birth for the record? How long have you been in Ithaca? What was your own college experience like? When were you appointed to your post at Ithaca College?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

03. What was the chemistry department like, in terms of size, diversity, programs?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

04. What are some of the courses that you taught? Were there some which were more popular than the others?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

05. The student-teacher dynamic is constantly evolving. How would you describe your relationship with the students?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

06. How did the student unrest of the '70s affect the faculty?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

07. What were your main modes of teaching? Do you think your teaching changed over time?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

08. How did changing technology impact your teaching?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

09. Ithaca College witnessed a tremendous growth in terms of the campus size as well as the student body. Did that have an effect on instruction in any way?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

10. How would you describe your relationships with other faculty members? Was it difficult, trying to make the transition back from provost to faculty member?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

11. What kind of relationship did the faculty members share with the administration?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

12. How would you compare the students of the '90s with those of the '70s? Do you think student response and involvement changed over the years?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

13. What was the process that you had to undergo to secure tenure?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

14. You served on the faculty council. What was that experience like?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

15. Were you involved in research and publications? Was it hard, balancing time between teaching, researching, family time?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

16. In what ways has our relationship with Cornell University changed over the years?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

17. What were some of your responsibilities as provost? Was acting as assistant to provost a lot different from being the provost?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

18. Could you tell us a little bit about how Ithacare developed?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

19. If you were writing the history of Ithaca College, what would you include from your years here?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

20. How have you maintained your connection to Ithaca College since your retirement?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College

21. Is there anything else you'd like to add or comment on the previous questions, or anything I haven't asked you about?

Frank Darrow, Ithaca College