Martha Kelsey taught physical education at Ithaca College for over 37 years and was inducted into the IC Sports Hall of Fame.
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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?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

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

Martha M. Kelsey

03. What are your memories of the downtown campus?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

04. How did the student unrest of the ‘70s affect the faculty?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

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

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

06. What was the department, in terms of size, diversity, programs and majors offered, like when you first joined the college?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

07. IC witnessed a tremendous growth in terms of campus-size as well as the student body. How did that affect instruction?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

08. How would you describe your relations with other faculty members?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

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

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

10. How did student response and involvement change over the years? How would you compare the students of the late-50s with those of the early-‘70s?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

11. What was the male – female ratio when you joined the department? Did you see a visible shift in trend during your years at Ithaca College?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

12. What was the process to secure tenure?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

13. What kind of relationship did the faculty members share with the administration? What is your perception of the administrations under which you served the College?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

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

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

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

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

16. How has the field of physical education evolved over the years?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

17. Were you actively involved in research and publication?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

18. Describe student and campus life as you saw it in the 1960s and ‘70s.

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

19. You were the supervisor for the women’s athletics for the college in 1951. How did the program expand?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

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

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

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

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

22. If you were writing the history of the College what would you include from your years here? What are your memories of some of the major events that took place during your years at IC?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

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

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College

24. Is there anything else you’d like to add or comment on the previous questions?

Martha M. Kelsey, Ithaca College