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He discussed his early teaching career at Jefferson Community College (of which he is now president), and briefly outlined his presidencies at Southeast and Ashland community colleges; described his work with the UK Community College System, the implications of reform on the system, the machinations behind reform and UK?s opposition to it; his work with the KCTCS transition team and service with interim presidents James Ramsay and Jeff Hockaday; continued resistance to the new system during the first year of its existence; the first and second presidential searches; the hiring of Dr. Michael McCall as system president and his efforts to tamp down continued opposition to the new system; his initial meetings and impressions of McCall; the community-driven consolidations of technical and community colleges; his assumption of the presidency of the Jefferson Community College, the early challenges of his tenure, its eventual consolidation; and then offered an assessment of Dr. McCall both as a person and as system president.

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2014oh147_cc093

Interviewee Name

Anthony Newberry

Interviewer Name

James Savage

Interview Date

2014-08-07

Interview LC Subject

Education, Higher--Kentucky

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Newberry, Anthony Interview by James Savage. 07 Aug. 2014. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Newberry, A. (2014, August 07). 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.

Newberry, Anthony, interview by James Savage. August 07, 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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