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Betz, Mathew

Abstract Mathew Betz joined ASU in 1961 as a member of the Civil Engineering Department but he spent much of his career in the Provost's Office. Matt was instrumental in the acquiring and early planning of ASU Polytechnic campus. The interview covers Betz's early life in Chicago area, college at Cal Tech and Northwestern majoring in the new field of Transportation Engineering. Early travels to Africa and the Sudan. Teaching career starts at ASU in 1961. Description of ASU Engineering in early days. Project work in Sudan. Assistant Dean in the Graduate College. Teaching/living in Kenya. Evaluating Graduate Programs. Working in Academic V.P.s office to evaluate (Regents directive) all programs. Computerizing the Registrar's Office. Devel... (more)
Table of Contents 1. Early Life through College Phd in Transportation Planning, with stories of extensive travel to Africa/Sudan.
2. Coming to ASU in 1961: minute 27:15. Beginnings of the undergraduate and graduate engineering programs.
Created Date 2007-01-12
Contributor Stevenson, Pam (Interviewer) / Arizona State University Retirees Association (Producer)
Subject Campuses
Series Administration, Provost's Office
Type Moving Image
Extent 118 minutes
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Citation Betz, Mathew. Interview. 12 Jan. 2007. ASURA Video History Project. © Arizona Board of Regents.
Note Pam Stevenson, Editor; Manny Garcia, Videographer; Bob Francis, Chair Video History Project.
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  Mathew Betz interview, 2007
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