Paul McBride taught in the History Department at Ithaca College. He retired in 2001 and was named Professor Emeritus in 2010.
Interview Questions

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

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

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

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

03. How would you describe your relationship with the students?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

04. How would you describe your relationship with other faculty members?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

05. What kind of relationship did the faculty share with the administration? Did the faculty have any say in the administration of the college? What is your perception of the administrations under which you served the college?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

06. What is your opinion on the Ithaca College mascot, the Bombers?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

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

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

08. How did changing technology have an impact on your instruction?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

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

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

10. What was the process to secure tenure?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

11. What was the experience of serving as the Chair of the History Department like?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

12. Tell us about the Greek Task Force and what it did. Why were you opposed to the ROTC program on campus?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

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

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

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

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

15. You served on the Board of Trustees too, what was that experience like?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

16. If you were writing the history of Ithaca College, what would you include from your years here? Any major memories or events?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

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

Paul McBride, Ithaca College

18. Is there anything else you'd like to add or comment on the previous questions or anything I have not asked you about?

Paul McBride, Ithaca College