James Koch interview

Interviewee

James Koch

Interviewer

David Brooks

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Description

OH 408-016: James Koch arrived in Missoula, Montana in 1986 to take over as President of the University of Montana. He discusses fiscal and enrollment issues, trimming some departments and starting a bus tour to promote the University. He describes establishing the President’s Lecture Series and history professor Richard Drake’s efforts to locate interesting speakers. Koch shares his viewpoint on grading, undergraduate curriculum, the construction of Washington-Grizzly Stadium, racism, and his presidential duties. He left the University of Montana in 1990 to take over the presidency at Old Dominion University.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

University of Montana, Jame Koch

Original Date

5-31-2006

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

University of Montana Oral History Project OH-408, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 408-016

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (59:58 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (25 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

59:58 minutes

Local Filename

oh 408-16.mp3; OH408-016.pdf

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