Interview with Otis A. Singletary, February 10, 1987

Project: University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Otis A. Singletary (President of University of Kentucky, 1969-1987) discusses his early experiences as a professor and an administrator before coming to UK. He talks about taking over after the Oswald administration, and how that shaped his policies. He also discusses the financial aspects of the hospital's operation, and compares that to the entire University. He gives details behind political moves regarding UK in the state, how state funding and appropriations are reflections of the opinion of UK by the state.

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1987oh015_ukmc060

Interviewee Name

Otis A. Singletary

Interviewer Name

Richard C. Smoot

Interview Date

1987-02-10

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Singletary, Otis A. Interview by Richard C. Smoot. 10 Feb. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Singletary, O.A. (1987, February 10). Interview by R. C. Smoot. University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Singletary, Otis A., interview by Richard C. Smoot. February 10, 1987, University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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