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Oral history interview with George Hynd, 2007 Oct. 24

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TitleOral history interview with George Hynd, 2007 Oct. 24
IntervieweeHynd, George
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0708011(Hynd)
Date RecordedOctober 24, 2007
Abstract of InterviewGeorge Hynd was appointed Dean of the College of Education on July 1, 2003 after 24 years on the University of Georgia Faculty. He recounts the challenges and changes in the school-strategic plan, Center of Research and Engagement in Science and Mathematics Education [CRESME]. Hynd discusses collaborations with other schools on campus and two endowed professorships that came to the school. He also discusses career opportunities for students. ON TRACK is the pilot program at Sunnyside and Tecumseh middle schools that Hynd worked on. Hynd also received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Jyvaskla, Finland in 2004. Hynds research interests include the neurobiological basis of childhood learning disabilities and psychopathology. He resigned from Purdue to become Senior Vice Provost For Education and Innovation and Dean of the Mary Lou Fulton College of Education at Arizona State University, effective January 1, 2008.
SubjectsHynd, George--Interviews
Purdue University--Faculty
Purdue University--Administration
Purdue University. Dept. of Education
Genre (AAT)interviews
oral history (document genres)
video recordings
Media Typevideo
Original Formatvideo/DVD
Duration52 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c67p8xfk
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