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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.


Series
Status
  • Public
Date Range
2012 2012


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

Connie McNeill came to ASU in the summer of 1976 as head of the payroll project and retired in the summer of 2006 as the West Campus Assistant Vice Provost for Information Technology. Interesting stories include: 1) her role in developing both academic and administrative computing services on the Tempe and West Campuses, (COMPUTERS / BRANCH CAMPUSES) 2) bringing PC’s onto the Tempe Campus (COMPUTERS), 3) the “Space Wars” (BUILDINGS), and 4) short stories about Roland Haden and Darel Eschbach (PEOPLE). Background 1. Early years in Pullman, Washington @ 1:34 2. Working at Stanford @ 3:42 ASU Career 3. Tempe …

Contributors
Gooding, Elmer, Scheatzle, David, Arizona State University Retirees Association
Created Date
2012-02-29