Robert Sullivan provides a brief history of the University of Montana’s School of Law and its role in Montana. He describes his personal and educational background, which included teaching at the University of Notre Dame. Sullivan discusses University of Montana President Carl McFarland and his administrative style. Sullivan describes being hired as the School of Law dean in 1955, how he got the position, and the impacts his decisions had on the school. He discusses the last year of his career and notes that the University’s School of Law is one of the top U.S. law schools to provide hands-on training.
University of Montana School of Law; Carl McFarland, University of Montana president; University of Notre Dame; University of Montana administration
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 (1:41:06 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (30 p. : 28 cm.)
oh 408-08.mp3; OH408-008.pdf
Sullivan, Robert, "Robert Sullivan Interview, July 27, 2006" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 3.