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Interview with G. Edward Hughes, November 8, 2007

Part of Metamorphosis, 1998-2008, Decade of Progress: Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with G. Edward Hughes, November 8, 2007
Creator:
G. Edward Hughes; interviewee. Margaret Lane; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2007
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
G. Edward Hughes (President, Gateway Community and Technical College) was the president of Hazard Community College from 1985-2001 and has been president of Gateway Community and Technical College since 2001. In this interview, Hughes discusses his career and his early opinion about the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act (House Bill 1). He explains Governor Patton's rationale for the reform and his grassroots approach. Hughes speaks about drafting the bill and input he and the other community college presidents had in that process and he describes an inclusive process in the creation of Kentucky Community and Technical System (KCTCS) as well. President Michael McCall's strengths and his expertise in training the KCTCS board are discussed. Hughes also shares his thoughts about why the merger has been positive for students and businesses and speaks about KCTCS's future.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Kentucky Community and Technical College System, Gateway Community and Technical College
Source:
Metamorphosis, 1998-2008, Decade of Progress: Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7rjd4pks8r/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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