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01. Interview information.

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

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

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

03. The student-teacher dynamic is always changing. How would you describe your relationship with the students?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

04. What was the department like when you first entered the college, in terms of size, diverstiy, programs offered? Did you feel like the curriculum changed over the time you were here?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

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

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

06. What were some of your main modes of teaching?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

07. Did changing technology have an impact on your instruction?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

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

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

09. How would you compare the students of the '90s with those of the '70s?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

10. What kind of relationship did the faculty members share with the administration? What was your perceptions of the administrations under which you served the College?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

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

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

12. How did the student unrest of the '70s affect the faculty, if it did in any way? How would you describe your relationship with other faculty members in the department?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

13. What was the process to secure tenure during your years here?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

14. Were you actively involved in research and publication?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

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

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

16. Did you feel that you ever had to compromise on family time or personal time for work?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

17. Outside of academic activities, were you involved in other on-campus organizations, committees, or other activities? You mentioned Greek life, that's always been a contentious issue. What's your opinion on it?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

18. You mentioned that you were the Acting Director of the Division of Business Administration. Why did you resign from that post?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

19. Describe student and campus life as you saw it in the 1970s and '80s. So as a professor you didn't feel like you could understand how student or campus life worked? Do you feel student response and involvement changed over the years?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

20. What was the male -- female ratio when you entered the department? Did you see a visible shift in trend?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

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

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

22. What are your memories of some of the major events that took place while you were at Ithaca College?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

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

Niel Massa, Ithaca College

24. Is there anything else that you'd like to add or comment on any of the previous questions?

Niel Massa, Ithaca College