Interview with A. D. Albright, March 15, 1990

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

Interview Summary

A.D. Albright discusses higher-education funding issues in the Kentucky legislature. He mentions a controversy over the Robinson Forest and mining rights owned by the University of Kentucky. Albright then describes his tenure as president of Morehead State University and the reform he wanted to see within the university. He states that he would want to be remembered for his work in enhancing the undergraduate programs of the institution, increasing stability, and raising morale. He describes what he calls the "architectural hodge-podge" of the Morehead campus and compares it to UK and Northern Kentucky University. Albright also describes his vision of the future for Morehead which he would like to see characterized by high quality undergraduate programs, and more experimentation with new technologies especially televised classes. He discusses his ideas for a graduate research center in Frankfort to study taxation and legislative issues.

Interview Accession

1990oh095_af399

Interviewee Name

A. D. Albright

Interviewer Name

Terry L. Birdwhistell

Interview Date

1990-03-15

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Albright, A. D. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 15 Mar. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Albright, A.D. (1990, March 15). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Albright, A. D., interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. March 15, 1990, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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