Interview with Otis A. Singletary, August 31, 1989

Project: Otis A. Singletary Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Dr. Singletary begins interview twenty-three with a discussion of the Council on Higher Education and its interaction with community colleges throughout the state. Financial issues are also a topic of discussion as it influences every aspect of higher education. He talks about the role of vocational and "adult" schools and their interaction with colleges and university. Singletary addresses the question of whether or not there are too many people in college.

Dr. Singletary discusses the issue of funding, with a move to claim quality education based on the dollar allocation per student. He compares salaries at U.K. with other Kentucky universities. Singletary also talks about the drawbacks of having a single governing board over an entire university as well as coordinating boards. He comments on A.D. Albright's resignation in 1976 as director of the Council on Higher Education.

Interview Accession

1989oh227_oas023

Interviewee Name

Otis A. Singletary

Interviewer Name

Terry L. Birdwhistell

Interview Date

1989-08-31

Interview LC Subject

Singletary, Otis A.

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Singletary, Otis A. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 31 Aug. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Singletary, O.A. (1989, August 31). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. Otis A. Singletary Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Singletary, Otis A., interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. August 31, 1989, Otis A. Singletary Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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