George Dennison discusses his educational background at the University of Montana and the University of Washington as well as his teaching career as a history professor. He recounts how he became an academic administrator and how he became president of the University of Montana. Dennison recalls changes on University’s campus among students and faculty from his time here as a student in the 1960s and to his time as president. He describes his strategy to grow the University’s financial stability and academic accomplishments. Dennison explains the University’s funding structure, and offers his thoughts on the controversy over the University’s involvement with the Coca-Cola Company.
University of Montana administration; University of Washington; George Dennison, University of Montana president; Coca-Cola Company; University of Montana funding
University of Montana Oral History Project, OH 408, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound file (00:47:54 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (24 p. : 28 cm.)
Dennison, George, "George Dennison Interview, September 21, 2006" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 15.