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50th Anniversary of SIUE Oral History Collection

Items in the 50th Anniversary of SIUE Oral History Collection Collection

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Wilson-Rudolph-O-001-Audit.pdf This oral history interview with Ellen Nore-Nordhouser is part of a collection of oral histories conducted as part of a research project related to the 50th Anniversary of SIUE between 2005 and 2008.

In this interview, Vice-Chancellor Rudolph (Rudy) Wilson discusses the changes in the Metro-East Area. Wilson addresses his work as a member of the Education Department faculty and dealing with racial tensions throughout the Metro-East community as well as inside the educational system after being recruited to teach at SIU Edwardsville, Illinois from the school system in California. His attempts to locate housing, his work in charity and volunteerism, and his bid for political office on the local School Board are also discussed in the interview.
March 7, 2006 Dec 5, 2020
Wilson-Rudolph-D-001.pdf This is a document created by Rudolph (Rudy) Wilson, the Vice-Chancellor of SIUE in 2006. The document describes Wilson's hiring, his difficulties finding housing in the St. Louis metropolitan area as an African-American man and his work at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The account is three pages long and additionally lists a series of awards or recognitions Dr. WIlson had earned throughout his tenure at SIUE and as a member of the community. March 3, 2006 Dec 5, 2020
Wilson-Rudolph-D-002.pdf Unknown Dec 5, 2020
Wilson-Rudolph-D-003.pdf This printed color spreadsheet was created by Rudolph (Rudy) Wilson and given to Ellen Nore-Nordhouser during her oral history interview with him for the 50th anniversary of SIUE in 2006. The document is dated 2005-10-20 in the footer and lists the names, rank, tenure status, retirement dates and dates of hire of all the African American and African faculty members who had worked at the university since 1968. The document is organized by department name and alphabetical order. October 20, 2005 Dec 5, 2020
Riddleberger_Patrick_O_001_Audit.pdf This oral history interview with Ellen Nore-Nordhouser is part of a collection of oral histories conducted as part of a research project related to the 50th Anniversary of SIUE between 2005 and 2008.

In this interview Riddleberger talks about the estabishment of the Alton, East St. Louis and Edwardsville college campuses, his travel to India as a Fulbright Scholar and his relationships with other members of the faculty and the adminstration from the 1970s to the early 2000s.
November 1, 2005 Dec 8, 2020
Portwood_Shirley_O_001.pdf April 6, 2006 Dec 8, 2020
Sill_David_O_Audit.pdf This oral history interview with Ellen Nore-Nordhouser is part of a collection of oral histories conducted as part of a research project related to the 50th Anniversary of SIUE between 2005 and 2008. - Dec 8, 2020
Patterson_Earline_O_001_Audit.pdf This oral history interview with Ellen Nore-Nordhouser is part of a collection of oral histories conducted as part of a research project related to the 50th Anniversary of SIUE between 2005 and 2008.

Dr. Earline Patterson was the Director of Special Services at SIUE when this interview took place in July of 2006. In her interview, Patterson discusses her academic and employment background at several universities such as the University of Houston Clear Lake and Louis Clark Community College before coming to SIUE to work in Academic Advising. The interview focuses on the role diversity, and inclusion programs and disability services have on the student body as a whole as well as the impact they have on individual student success, but she also is careful to mention the impact that individual staff members can have on students as well as the community as a whole. The planned construction of the Academic/Student Success Center is discussed, and Patterson voices her belief about the positive impact she thinks it will have on student learning outcomes.
June 12, 2006 Dec 8, 2020
Beaman_Margaret_O_001.pdf This oral history interview with Ellen Nore-Nordhouser is part of a collection of oral histories conducted as part of a research project related to the 50th Anniversary of SIUE between 2005 and 2008.

In her interview Beaman discusses her research agenda, securing grants for the Nursing program at SIUE. Her work after retiring and the organization of the university as it grew to embrace technology and online learning beginning in the 1990s.
May 5, 2006 Dec 8, 2020
Reinhardt_Cynthia_O_001.pdf This oral history interview with Ellen Nore-Nordhouser is part of a collection of oral histories conducted as part of a research project related to the 50th Anniversary of SIUE between 2005 and 2008.

Cythinia Rheinhardt discusses her time at SIUE as a student as well as work in the university bookstore. Rheinhardt also mentions union membership, the transition of SIUE to a textbook rental system, as well as the presence of two live cougars on campus.
Unknown Dec 8, 2020

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