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Oral history with Dr. Ed Hughes, current president of Gateway Community and Technical College. Interview begins with Dr. Hughes' educational history and work history at community colleges before starting as director of Hazard Community College in 1985. Hughes discusses his accomplishments while at Hazard as well as the challenges faced by rural community colleges. Interview outlines growth of campuses in the region as well as Hazard's relationship with the University of Kentucky until its merger with KCTCS. Concludes with overview of programs available at Hazard as well as his views on the role of the community college in community economic development.

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2008oh019_cc033

Interviewee Name

G. Edward Hughes

Interviewer Name

John Klee

Interview Date

2007-04-11

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Hughes, G. Edward Interview by John Klee. 11 Apr. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hughes, G.E. (2007, April 11). 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.

Hughes, G. Edward, interview by John Klee. April 11, 2007, 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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