Robert

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Annie Pontrelli

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Description

Robert Van Horne describes his tenure at the University of Montana (UM) as Dean of the School of Pharmacy from 1956 until his retirement in 1985. He discusses the small student body and limited budget when he arrived in the 1950s. Van Horne talks about the changes in student attitudes during his 30-plus years at UM as well as the evolving relationship between the deans and other UM administrators. He recalls his encouragement of the development of the student health center pharmacy and the pharmacy program to provide continuing education for pharmacists. Van Horne discusses his teaching philosophy, the formal activities of the pharmacy students, and the social activities on campus. He briefly relates how he chose a career in pharmacy.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

University of Montana administration; School of Pharmacy; Pharmacy education, Montana; Continuing education, University of Montana-Missoula

Original Date

8-7-1991

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

University of Montana Centennial Oral History Project, OH 270, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

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 270-046

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (15 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:50:33 minutes

Local Filename

OH_270_046.mp3; OH_270_046.pdf

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