John Van de Wetering describes his educational background and coming to University of Montana to teach history. He discusses the personalities and factionalism within the History Department, the introduction of a Ph.D. program in the department, and his colleague K. Ross Toole. Van de Wetering talks about University of Montana President Robert Pantzer’s administration and his time on the Faculty Senate including his term as president of the senate. He recalls his leadership in the Montana Committee for the Humanities and the Northwest Inter-Institutional Council on Study Abroad and, finally, and how he has spent his time after retiring.
History Department, University of Montana; K. Ross Toole; Robert Pantzer, University of Montana president; Montana Committee for the Humanities; Northwest Inter-Institutional Council on Study Abroad
University of Montana Oral History Project, OH 408, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound file (55:08 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (27 p. : 28 cm.)
oh 408-02.mp3; OH408-002.pdf
Van de Wetering, John, "John Van de Wetering Interview, September 25, 2006" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 1.