William Ballard Interview, November 11, 1999
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William Ballard discusses joining the Department of Mathematical Sciences faculty at the University of Montana, Missoula in 1957, desiring to teach somewhere in the Rocky Mountain West. He describes forty-two years of change within the Department, including the strengthening of course offerings, the establishment of the Ph. D. program, and the change from a quarter system to a semester system of classes. Ballard also discusses his research, where his concentration is in algebra and number theory.
Department of Mathematical Sciences; Algebra; Number theory
University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project, OH 412, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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Ballard, William, "William Ballard Interview, November 11, 1999" (1999). University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project. 13.