Howard Reinhardt interview

Interviewee

Howard Reinhardt

Interviewer

David Brooks

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Description

OH 408-07: Reinhardt came to The University of Montana to teach Mathematics in 1957 and became Dean of Arts and Sciences in 1983 and served until 1988. He discusses his educational background; collegiality among professors across the campus; the changing nature of student goals and the role of a liberal arts education in society; his relationship with mathematics professors in the Math Department, as well as other personnel and administration at the university; the role of the chairman in the Math Department and issues that they dealt with; the increasing trend of departments acquiring Ph.D. programs; his motivations for moving into an administrative role (changing nature of statistics as a field of inquiry); and his experiences with various university administrations.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

University of Montana, Howard Reinhardt, Mathematics

Original Date

7-3-2006

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 408-007

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (1:03:50 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (28 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

1:03:50 minutes

Local Filename

oh 408-07.mp3; OH408-007.pdf

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