Interview Summary

Oral history with W. Bruce Ayers, president of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College since 1987. Ayers recalls his early life in a coal camp in Bell County, Kentucky. This interview highlights Southeast's role as a catalyst for development in Harlan County, as well as its long history with the University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Interview concludes with a discussion of the Rural Community College Initiative and other key faculty and administrative efforts to create opportunities for the Southeast College community.

Interview Accession

2007oh037_cc012

Interviewee Name

W. Bruce Ayers

Interviewer Name

John Klee

Interview Date

2006-12-06

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Ayers, W. Bruce Interview by John Klee. 06 Dec. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ayers, W.B. (2006, December 06). Interview by J. Klee. 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.

Ayers, W. Bruce, interview by John Klee. December 06, 2006, 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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