OH 408-024: Lott, who came to U of M in 1974, discusses his educational background; the New Math movement; the development of the Math Department program; collegiality and personalities (especially Gloria Hewitt and Howard Reinhardt) in the Math Department; the development of the Math Ph.D. program; grants administered by Lott and other members of the Math Department, including the EMME Program, IMPACT Program, and SIMMS Project; the particular challenges of creating a mathematics curriculum for Montana; university administration; the relationship between math and technology; and how to define and develop mathematical literacy throughout the state’s population.
University of Montana, Johnny Lott
University of Montana Oral History Project OH-408, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound disc (1:22:22 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (44 p. : 28 cm.)
oh 408-24.mp3; OH408-024.pdf
Lott, Johnny, "Johnny Lott interview" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 14.