Teresa Branch Interview, June 24, 2016


Teresa Branch


Donna McCrea



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Teresa Branch discusses her education, which led to her working in administrative positions at various universities—University of Washington, Arizona State University and Iowa State University—before coming to the University of Montana. She recalls her tenure at the University where she served as Vice President of Student Affairs for 13 years. She describes on her work ethic and emphasis on team building, which she notes have contributed to her success as a university administrator and the successes of the University of Montana’s Division of Student Affairs. Branch emphasizes her focus on ethnic and gender diversity at the University and mentions specific activities and events that her office coordinated, such as the Day of Dialogue, that highlighted diversity issues and raised awareness about them.


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Document Type

Oral History


Gender diversity; Ethnic diversity; Cultural diversity; Division of Student Affairs; University of Montana-Missoula; University of Montana administration; University of Montana student services; Day of Dialogue

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

University of Montana History Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library


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 451-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (00:57:17 min.) digital + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:57:17 minutes

Local Filename

OH_451_001.mp3; OH_451_001.pdf

Teresa Branch Interview, June 24, 2016