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Oral history interview with Thomas Hull, 2009 Mar. 25

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TitleOral history interview with Thomas Hull, 2009 Mar. 25
IntervieweeHull, Thomas F.
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0809075_pt2(Hull)
Date RecordedMarch 25, 2009
Abstract of InterviewThomas F. Hull was born in Whiting, Indiana, a city in northern Indiana surrounded by Hammond and East Chicago and he attended high school in that city. During his high school days, he played in the orchestra and the high school band in the percussion section. Following high school, he served in the Army, and after being discharged came to Purdue University on the GI Bill. He graduated in 1951 and earned additional degrees that included a Masters in 1957 from Purdue and an Ed.D. from Illinois in 1964. He talks about his time at Purdue where he served as Head of the Department of Organizational Leadership and Supervision the challenges, initiatives, and departmental growth. Hull talks about the building of Knoy Hall, liaison with the industry and diversity and interaction with Deans McNelly and Gentry. In Part II of the interview he talks about his international consulting and the related experiences which his family had while overseas. One of the countries he visited was Iran as well as made several trips to England. In retirement, he continues to reside in West Lafayette. Quote: To those living (obviously) Boilermakers, who for some odd and misguided reason are listening to or reading these reminiscences--Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall set you fee.
SubjectsHull, Thomas F.--Interviews
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Purdue University--Faculty
Krannert Graduate School of Management
Genre (AAT)interviews
oral history (document genres)
sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration26 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6f76bkz
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