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Dr. Jon Hesseldenz, the former vice president for information technology, discussed his education; his service with the UK Community College System; his transition to KCTCS after the 1997 passage of the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Act; the unification of technology systems among the disparate colleges and technical schools; the rapidity with which those systems were implemented and the challenges and benefits of doing so; his relationship with Dr. Michael B. McCall and his feelings about McCall?s tenure as KCTCS president and his legacy; and his personal decision to retire and his life in retirement.

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2015oh088_cc111

Interviewee Name

Jon Hesseldenz

Interviewer Name

James Savage

Interview Date

2014-12-08

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Hesseldenz, Jon Interview by James Savage. 08 Dec. 2014. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hesseldenz, J. (2014, December 08). Interview by J. Savage. Community Colleges of Kentucky: History of Kentucky's Community Colleges Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hesseldenz, Jon, interview by James Savage. December 08, 2014, Community Colleges of Kentucky: History of Kentucky's Community Colleges Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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