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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?

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George speaks about growing up in Florida before the Civil Rights movement. He speaks about the education and employment of his father, and moving to Massachusetts with his mother at the age of 14. He describes attending Boston University and the opportunity that led to him working with Joseph P. Kennedy, father of former President John F. Kennedy, as well as his research interest in the use of electronic media in the education of undergraduate and graduate students. He notes that for the position at Ithaca College he was interviewed by T. Walter Carlin and Provost Davies, and at the time the President of the College was Howard Dillingham. He also relates his opinions on the following presidents, Phillips and Whalen, and his understanding of Peggy Williams' then current administration.

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After the first prompt, George proceeded to anticipate several of the prepared questions without asking.

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7-11-2006

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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?

George speaks about growing up in Florida before the Civil Rights movement. He speaks about the education and employment of his father, and moving to Massachusetts with his mother at the age of 14. He describes attending Boston University and the opportunity that led to him working with Joseph P. Kennedy, father of former President John F. Kennedy, as well as his research interest in the use of electronic media in the education of undergraduate and graduate students. He notes that for the position at Ithaca College he was interviewed by T. Walter Carlin and Provost Davies, and at the time the President of the College was Howard Dillingham. He also relates his opinions on the following presidents, Phillips and Whalen, and his understanding of Peggy Williams' then current administration.