Left IC: 2006
State your name and date of birth. How long have you been in Ithaca? What was your own college experience like? When were you appointed to your post?
What courses did you teach? Which ones were more popular than the others?
What drew you to teaching? What were the main modes of teaching? Did your teaching change over time?
Did changing technology have an impact on your teaching methods?
What was the department, in terms of size, diversity, programs and majors offered, like when you first joined the college? You saw Art History go from only a minor to a major. What was the process for that to happen?
What kind of relationship did the faculty members share with the administration? Did the faculty have any say in the administration of the college? What is your perception of the administrations under which you served the College?
How would you describe your relations with other faculty members?
What were your responsibilities as chairwoman of the Art History program? Did it interfere with your teaching? Did you feel that you had to compromise or sacrifice family time for work?
The student-teacher dynamic is constantly evolving. How would you describe your relationship with the students? Did it change?
How did student response and involvement change over the years? How would you compare the students of the late 90s with those of the early 70s? Describe student and campus life as you saw it in the 1970s and 80s.
IC witnessed a tremendous growth in terms of campus-size as well as the student body. How did that affect instruction?
Outside academic activities, were you involved in other on-campus activities like clubs, committees or organizations? Were you a part of the movement to unionize the faculty?
Were you actively involved in research and publication?
What was the process to secure tenure?
In what ways has our relationship with Cornell University changed over the years?
What are your memories of some of the major events that took place during your years at IC? If you were writing the history of the College what would you include from your years here?
What has life after IC been like? Have you maintained any connections to the institution since your retirement?
Is there anything else youd like to add or comment on the previous questions?