Ward Powell discusses his educational background and how he came to work at the University of Montana as a professor of German. He describes being hired at the University in 1955, his colleagues in the Foreign Languages Department, as well as the changes he witnessed in the department and the University during his tenure and after his retirement. Powell talks about the Study Abroad program and the addition of more languages as examples of the Foreign Language Department’s development. He emphasizes the change in faculty relationships that have accompanied the growth of the University.
University of Montana Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (Foreign Languages Department); Study Abroad program, University of Montana
University of Montana Oral History Project, OH 408, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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oh 408-20.mp3; OH408-020.pdf
Powell, Ward, "Ward Powell Interview, May 24, 2006" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 18.