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David Steinberg Oral History 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. March 29, 2006 February 21, 2021
Olin Wetzel Oral History 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 his interview, Mr. Wetzel discusses his involvement in the establishment of SIUE. The interview contains information about the financing, local support, land development, rotary, and SIU Carbondale's involvement in the creation of the Edwardsville Campus. The interview demonstrates that the creation of the Edwardsville campus was a groundswell movement by members of the Edwardsville Rotary and Chamber of Commerce in an attempt to re-develop Edwardsville's industry after the boom of World War II development declined. Wetzel also discusses the growth of Edwardsville as a city and its changes over time, such as downtown re-development, housing development, and the construction of the YMCA in addition to the hiring and work of several regional architectural firms.
April 20, 2006 February 20, 2021
Earl Lazerson Oral History Interview 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.

Earl Lazerson speaks to what he saw the hallmarks of his legacy as President of the University, focusing on university housing, the creation of Arts and Issues, pushing for stronger undergraduate rather than doctoral programs, and the dissolution of the Experiment in Higher Education during his tenure at SIUE as a faculty member, Dean of Sciences and Technology and President.
January 30, 2007 February 12, 2021
Karen Patty-Graham Oral History 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. Karen Patty-Graham who worked as an instructor and in Accessability Services discusses her thirty year tenure at SIUE as well as the changes that have taken place in the attitudes and bureaucratic structure of academic and support services. Patty-Graham speaks to the decline and growth of developmental courses, the writing center, tutoring, and entry-level instruction at SIUE.
March 21, 2006 February 11, 2021
David Werner Oral History 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.

David Werner addresses his work at SIUE in the School of Business. Working towards the accreditation of the Business School, the Experiment in Higher Education, and the growth of programs such as the Dental College and Parmacy program at SIUE. Werner attributes the growth of SIUE to the prioritization of its mission statement towards undergraduate education, the addition of university housing, and the expansion of professional degree-granting programs at the undergraduate level.
February 19, 2007 December 8, 2020
Cynthia (Cindy) Rhinehart Oral History 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 December 8, 2020
Margaret Beaman Oral History 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 December 8, 2020
Earline Patterson Oral History 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 December 8, 2020
David Sill Oral History 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. - December 8, 2020
Shirley Portwood Oral History April 6, 2006 December 8, 2020