Interview Questions

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01. 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?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

05. Did you seek to incorporate technology in your teaching methods? Did changing technology have an impact on your teaching methods?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

j Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

10. What was the process to secure tenure?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

11. As the founding Dean of the School of Communications, what were some of the initial problems you faced?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

12. 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?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

13. Tell us about your association with Rod Serling.

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

15. How did your experiences in Iraq, Nepal and Ethiopia and awareness about world affairs contribute to your teaching?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

16. Did you feel that you had to compromise or sacrifice family time for work?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

17. Were you actively involved in research and publication? How did you balance your time between acting as Dean and teaching and publishing?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

18. 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?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

19. How would you compare the students of the late-‘90s with those of the early-‘70s?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

20. Describe student and campus life as you saw it in the 1970s and ‘80s.

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

23. What were some of the major transitions that the School of Communications underwent after its separation from H&S? Why did you think the separation was necessary?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

24. You held the position of Dean of the School of Communications from 1973 to ’79. Why did you resign?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

25. 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?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

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

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College

27. Is there anything else you would like to add to the questions or other comments?

John Keshishoglou, Ithaca College