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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.


Status
  • Public
Date Range
1995 2019


James Elmore was the founding Dean of the College of Architecture. The 2003 Interview covers his early life and career at Arizona State University and the founding of the ASU College of Architecture. Background on the Rio Salado Project is presented.

Contributors
Stevenson, Pam, Agave Productions, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2003-11-01

Barbara Eschbach came to ASU in 1977 and worked four years as the Administrative Assistant for the Dean of the College of Architecture. In 1981, she moved to Computing Services, eventually becoming Director of IT Facilities and Resources Administration, retiring in 2006. She returned as Program Coordinator for Economic Affairs, again retiring in 2008. As the Facility Manager for IT, she played a key role in the construction of the Computing Commons Building and in the renovation of Old Main to house the campus’ telecommunications hub.

Contributors
Scheatzle, David, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2012-04-24/2012-05-16

Darel Eschbach was Director of Telecommunications and the Tech Shop for IT. He describes the history of computing at ASU from the mid-seventies through Y2K and beyond.

Contributors
Scheatzle, David, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2012-04-12

An interview with Hal Fearon, College of Business.

Contributors
Stevenson, Pam, Agave Productions, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2007-01-12

Marvin Fisher was on the English faculty.

Contributors
Stevenson, Pam, Agave Productions, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2007-01-23

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

Margaret Gisolo was on the Physical Education Faculty where she taught dance and sports.

Contributors
Stevenson, Pam, Agave Productions, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2006-01-30

Elmer Gooding joined the Business School where he worked his way up through administrative roles, eventually working in the the Provost's Office.

Contributors
Stevenson, Pam, Agave Productions, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2007-01-23

Len Gordon was the founding Dean of the Emeritus College. He taught and conducted research in sociology.

Contributors
Stevenson, Pam, Agave Productions, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2007-12-05

Betty Greathouose joined the Education faculty in 1972.

Contributors
Stevenson, Pam, Agave Productions, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2007-12-07