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Oral history interview with Wayne Keim, 2007 Nov. 16

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TitleOral history interview with Wayne Keim, 2007 Nov. 16
IntervieweeKeim, Wayne F.
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0708028(Keim)
Date RecordedNovember 16, 2007
Abstract of InterviewKeim is a native Hoosier and the family farm is still in the family. He recalls attending Purdue, his service in World War II, and his career path prior to coming to Purdue. At Purdue he was a faculty member in the Department of Agronomy from 1960 to 1975 when he left to become Head of the Agronomy Department at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Keim discusses campus life during his time a Purdue. Students, Teaching, Faculty Committees, the West Lafayette community, and changes during the Presidency of F.L. Hovde while Keim was here. Among his honors are inclusion in the 1970 edition of outstanding Educators of America; Outstanding Teaching Award, Agronomy Education from the American Society of Agronomy. He was named one of the initial awardees for the Legends of Agronomy Award at the celebration November 17 2007 marking the 100th anniversary of the Agronomy Department in the School of Agriculture.
SubjectsKeim, Wayne F.--Interviews
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Purdue University--Faculty
World War, 1939-1945
Agronomy
Agriculturists
Genre (AAT)Interviews
Oral history (document genres)
Sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration40 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6p26x6h
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