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ASU Retirees Association (ASURA) Video History Project Interviews


This collection includes interviews of Arizona State University retirees, including ASU administrators, faculty, and staff. The video interviews were conducted by the ASU Retirees Association (ASURA) beginning in 2001. Videos are approximately 1 hour each.


Date Range
1995 2019


Charlie Arntzen joined ASU in August 2000 as the Florence Ely Nelson Presidential Endowed Chair and retired in 2016 from the School of Life Sciences and Biodesign Institute. Charlie was the founding Director of the Biodesign Institute. Important ASU stories include: 1) the creation of the Biodesign Institute, 2) the design and operation of the Biodesign labs, 3) the development of ZMapp to fight Ebola, 4) The New American University - a discussion of the importance of collaboration, and 5) several comments about Presidents Coor and Crow and Provost Glick PART 1 PRE-ASU YEARS 1. Watching Sputnik @ 0:01:36 2. …

Contributors
Church, Kathy, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2019-05-08

Brian Foster came to ASU in 1980 as Associate Professor of Anthropology. He became chair in 1982, then was Dean of the Graduate College from 1986 to 1994. He went on to the University of Nebraska as Dean of Arts and Sciences. He served as Provost at the University of New Mexico ( 2000 - 2005) and at the University of Missouri (2005 - 2014). He is Provost Emeritus and Professor of Anthropology Emeritus at the University of Missouri - Columbia. In the interview, Brian describes his early life and education in Dixon IL before entering college at age 28. …

Contributors
Krahenbuhl, Gary, Scheatzle, David
Created Date
2019-04-19

Selected clips from the Video History Project for the 2019 ASURA annual meeting.

Contributors
Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2019-04-01

Selected clips from the Video History Project for the 2018 ASURA annual meeting.

Contributors
Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2018-03-15

Charles Allen graduated from ASU in 1960; worked at KAET for four years; moved to Allentown PA; worked in Hollywood for 14 years; returned to KAET in 1980; and retired in 1995 as the third Director of KAET. His interview is divided into three videos: Early Years, ASC/U Years, and KAET Years. There are stories about the name change, the Tempe campus (size and faculty), Kay Gammage and Al Michaels. There are ten Hollywood stories many involving well know Hollywood personages. As Program Director of KAET, Allen recounts two memorable programs: the Supreme Court nomination hearings for Sandra Day O’Conner …

Contributors
Ellis, Robert, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2012-02-02

Gary Krahenbuhl, Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences came to ASU in 1973 as an Assistant Professor of Physical Education and retired in 2003 as Senior Vice President of the University. In the interview Gary discusses the battles with U of A for funding and recognition, keeping the branch campuses under one roof, and several short stores about Lattie Coor and Jim Mayer. In addition much of the interview addresses directly and indirectly Gary’s philosophy of academic administrative leadership. Clip 1 - Pre / Post ASU Years 1. Interview Introduction (00:00:40) 2. Early Life & Education (00:01:21) 3. Why came …

Contributors
Schwalm, Dave, Association, Arizona State University Retirees
Created Date
2012-12-19

Loretta Bardewyck is the founding Dean of the School of Nursing

Contributors
Stevenson, Pam, Agave Productions, Arizona State University Retirees Assoication
Created Date
2002-07-02