Interview Questions

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01. Interview information.

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

02. Please state your name and date of birth for the record. How long have you been in Ithaca? What was your own college experience like? Were you actively involved in research and publication? 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? How did the student unrest of the '70s affect the faculty?

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

03. When were you appointed to your position at Ithaca College?

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

04. What were some of the classes that you taught? How did what you taught evolve over the years?

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

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

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

06. The student-teacher dynamic is constantly changing and evolving. How would you describe your relationship with students?

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

07. What was the department like, in terms of size, diversity, and programs and majors offered, when you first came to Ithaca College? What were the facilities like when you first came to the college? Did they improve or change over the time you were here?

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

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

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

09. Were you a part of the movement to unionize the faculty? What was the process you had to go through to secure your tenure?

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

10. Outside of academic activities, were you involved in other on-campus activities, organizations, committees, or things like that? Did you ever feel that you had to compromise or sacrifice family time for work?

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

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

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

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

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

13. How have you maintained your connection with Ithaca College since your retirement?

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College

14. Is there anything you'd like to add or comment on previous questions or things that I've not asked you about?

Levinus George Van Son, Ithaca College