OH 408-07: Reinhardt came to The University of Montana to teach Mathematics in 1957 and became Dean of Arts and Sciences in 1983 and served until 1988. He discusses his educational background; collegiality among professors across the campus; the changing nature of student goals and the role of a liberal arts education in society; his relationship with mathematics professors in the Math Department, as well as other personnel and administration at the university; the role of the chairman in the Math Department and issues that they dealt with; the increasing trend of departments acquiring Ph.D. programs; his motivations for moving into an administrative role (changing nature of statistics as a field of inquiry); and his experiences with various university administrations.
University of Montana, Howard Reinhardt, Mathematics
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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oh 408-07.mp3; OH408-007.pdf
Reinhardt, Howard, "Howard Reinhardt interview" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 4.