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The SUNY Community Colleges: An Oral History of the First 30 Years

The SUNY Community Colleges: An Oral History of the First 30 Years

 

The SUNY Community Colleges: An Oral History of the First 30 Years includes over 100 interviews with early leaders of the State University of New York community colleges. These leaders include presidents, trustees, professors, administrators and students. A number of the interviews are available both in transcript form and via audio files. The project coordinator and editor is Dr. Neal V. Robbins. Sponsors of the project are the Association of Community College Trustees, Association of Presidents of Public Community Colleges, SUNY Office of Community Colleges, Educational Administration and Policy Studies at SUNY Albany and SUNY's Office of Library and Information Services.

Recent Submissions

  • Robbins, Neal V. (2007-06-19)
    Introductory materials for "The SUNY Community Colleges: An Oral History of the First 30 Years": statement from Chancellor John R. Ryan, foreword by Dr. Neal V. Robbins (editor), table of contents and title page.
  • Robbins, Neal V. (2007-06-19)
    Appendicies to "The SUNY Community Colleges: An Oral History of the First 30 Years" Neal V. Robbins (editor). Includes additional interviews: "Oral History of F.I.T." (Fashion Institute of Technology), Marvin Feldman ...
  • Hackett, Arthur; Hankin, Joseph; Phillips, Harry (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Westchester Community College (State University of New York): Arthur Hackett (former professor), interviewed by Jane Graham on April 26, 2006; Dr. Joseph Hankin (founding ...
  • Brown, Bob; Katt, Don; Lake, Dale; Larios, Chris (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Ulster County Community College (State University of New York): Bob Brown (president emeritus), interviewed by Rosanne Yetzer on January 20, 2006; Dr. Don Katt (president), ...
  • Haynes, Carl & Poland, Walter; Murphy, Tom; Space, Ron (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Tompkins Cortland Community College (State University of New York): Dr. Carl Haynes (president), interviewed by Nancy Craft on January 30, 2006; Walter Poland (dean), interviewed ...
  • Gold, Harold; Greenfield, Richard; Grossman, Wendy; Lerner, Joel (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Sullivan County Community College (State University of New York): Harold Gold (trustee), interviewed by Joel Lerner on November 16, 2006; Dr. Richard K. Greenfield (founding ...
  • Ammerman, Albert; Connors, William; Van Nostrand, Leroy (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Suffolk County Community College (State University of New York): Dr. Albert Ammerman (former president), interviewed by Neal Robbins in January 2006; William Connors (dean), ...
  • Baker, Tom; Boniewski, Vladia; Fatato, Carol; Larsson, Robert; Leveroni, Richard (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Schenectady County Community College (State University of New York): Tom Baker (former professor), interviewed by Ronalyn Wilson on May 26, 2006; Vladia Boniewski (alumnus), ...
  • Eskow, Steve; Famelette, Joseph; Masterson, Dan; Silberman, Joan (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Rockland Community College (State University of New York): Dr. Steve Eskow (former president), interviewed by Sarah Blackmun on December 2, 2005; Joseph Famelette (professor), ...
  • DeGeus, Ada; McMahon, Jack; Novak, Robert (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Orange County Community College (State University of New York): Ada DeGeus (former director), interviewed by Benjamin Weaver on February 8, 2006; Jack McMahon (former trustee), ...
  • Davis, Barbara; Donegan, Jane; Mawhinney, Donald; Paloumpis, Andreas (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Onodaga Community College (State University of New York): Barbara Davis (professor emeritus), interviewed by Benjamin Weaver on July 31, 2006; Jane Donegan (professor), interviewed ...
  • Cardinal, Ralph; Maat, Howard; Rogers Rice, Gail; Wiley, Kenneth (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of North Country Community College (State University of New York): Ralph Cardinal (founding trustee), interviewed by Shir Filler on February 4, 2006; Howard Maat (former professor), ...
  • Millar, Graham; Miller, Jerry; Pawenski, Ed (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Niagara County Community College (State University of New York): Graham Millar, interviewed by Lou Paonessa on January 26, 2006; Jerry Miller (former president), interviewed by ...
  • Chambers, George; Donor, Albert; O'Dwyer, Terry (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Nassau Community College (State University of New York): Dr. George Chambers (former president), interviewed by Jane Graham on May 25, 2006; Dr. Albert Donor (former professor), ...
  • Flynn, Thomas; French, Henry; Holloway Young, Alice (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Monroe Community College (State University of New York): President R. Thomas Flynn (president), interviewed by Janet Glocker on February 7, 2006; Dr. Henry (Pete) French (professor ...
  • Dizer, Jack; Dyer, Jim; McLean, Bruce; Schafer, Michael (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Mohawk Valley Community College (State University of New York): Jack Dizer (dean emeritus), interviewed by Benjamin Weaver on July 26, 2006; Dr. Jim Dyer (professor), interviewed ...
  • Deans, John; Henderson, John; Martusewicz, Kim; Myers, Thomas; Parker, Richard (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Jefferson Community College (State University of New York): President John Deans (president), interviewed by Benjamin Weaver on March 22, 2006; John Henderson (president emeritus), ...
  • Barber, Robert; Bataitis, George; Kochersberger, Robert (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Jamestown Community College (State University of New York): Robert Barber (vice-president), interviewed by Benjamin Weaver on July 13, 2006; George Bataitis (former director), ...
  • Lang, Conrad; Murray, John; Schmidt, Don (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Hudson Valley Community College (State University of New York): Conrad Lang (trustee), interviewed by Ronalyn Wilson on June 14, 2006; John Murray (professor), interviewed by ...
  • Anderson, James; McLaughlin, Robert; Trautlein, David (2006-12-20)
    A series of interviews with early leaders of Herkimer County Community College (State University of New York): Dr. James Anderson (trustee), interviewed by Jane Graham on June 6, 2006; Dr. Robert McLaughlin (founding ...

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