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.
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
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1 sound file (00:57:17 min.) digital + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)
Branch, Teresa, "Teresa Branch Interview, June 24, 2016" (2016). University of Montana History Oral History Collection. 14.