Interview Questions

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01. State your name and date of birth. How long have you been in Ithaca? What was your own college experience like? When were you appointed to your post?

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

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03. What courses did you teach? Which ones were more popular than the others?

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04. What were the main modes of teaching? Did your teaching change over time?

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05. Did changing technology have an impact on your teaching methods?

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06. IC experienced tremendous growth in terms of campus size and student enrollment. How did that affect instruction?

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07. What was the department, in terms of size, diversity, programs and majors offered, like when you first joined the college? What was the male – female ratio when you joined the department? Did you see a visible shift in this demographic during your years at Ithaca College?

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08. How would you describe your relations with other faculty members? What is your view of the newer generation of faculty? Were there any intellectual disagreements within the department? How did the history department change over the years? Over the 35 years that you’ve been here, how has the faculty dynamic changed?

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09. What are your memories of the downtown Ithaca College campus?

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10. With the progression of time, how have History courses changed? Incorporation of new material?

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11. How did the student unrest of the 1970's affect the faculty?

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12. Were you a part of the movement to unionize the faculty?

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13. What kind of relationship did faculty members have with the administration?

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14. What is your perception of the administrations under which you served the college?

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15. Were you actively involved in research and publication? Did you feel that you had to compromise or sacrifice family time for work?

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16. How did student response and involvement change over the years?

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17. Outside of academic activities, were you involved in other on-campus activities like clubs, committees or organizations?

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18. What was the process to secure tenure?

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19. In what ways has the college's relationship with Cornell University changed over the years?

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20. Describe student and campus life as you saw it in the 1970's and 1980's.

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21. How would you compare the students of the late 1990's with those of the early 1970's?

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

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23. What are your memories of some of the major events that took place during your years at the college?

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24. How have you maintained your connection to IC since your retirement?

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25. Is there anything else you’d like to add or comment on?

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