Paige Mulhollan came to ASU in 1978 as ASU’s first Provost. He left in 1985 to become President of Wright State University in Ohio. Paige discusses the impact of Frank Kush’s firing on President John Schwada and the birthing of ASU West. At several points Paige discusses the need for ASU to take advantage of Phoenix rather than just being located in Phoenix. Aspects of the University budget are discussed. There are a set of ASU reflections and reflections on an academic career.
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- Pollock, Ken (Interviewer)
- Betz, Mathew (Interviewer)
- Arizona State University Retirees Association (Producer)
- Camera – Dave Scheatzle Audio – Roger Carter Video History Chair – Linda Van Scoy Video Editor – Barry McNeill
INTRODUCTIONS @ 0:00:04 PRE-ASU YEARS @ 0:01:38 1. Pre-Academic Career Years @ 0:01:46 2. Early Academic Career @ 0:03:36 a. University of Arkansas @ 0:04:42 b. Johnson Library Oral History Project @ 0:04:53 c. Kansas State & University of Oklahoma @ 0:08:10 3. Why Come to ASU? @ 0:08:46 SIGNIFICANT EVENTS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS @ 0:09:42 4. Firing of Frank Kush (Schwada) @ 0:10:23 5. Birthing of ASU West @ 0:12:07 6. Creation of Information Resources Management @ 0:17:35 7. Creation of College of Public Programs @ 0:19:50 UNIVERSITY BUDGET: GETTING & SPENDING @ 0:22:04 8. Working with Community (Engineering Excellence) @ 0:22:41 9. Working with Regents (Brent Brown) @ 0:24:22 10. Technology Infrastructure @ 0:29:37 ASU REFLECTIONS @ 0:34:14 11. Best ASU Memory / Regrets @ 0:34:23 12. Status of ASU Foundation @ 0:35:18 13. Campus Changes @ 0:36:53 14. Management Style @ 0:37:39 15. Various ASU Administrators (Weigend / Sackton / Brown / others) @ 0:39:18 POST-ASU YEARS @ 0:47:15 16. Wright State University @ 0:47:20 17. Retirement @ 0:54:11 ACADEMIC CAREER REFLECTIONS @ 0:57:08 18. Why Career in Higher Education? @ 0:56:40 19. Keeping a Balance @ 0:58:34 20. What Makes a Commission Successful? @ 1:01:25 21. Advice for Someone Wanting to be University President @ 1:04:35 22. Board of Regents Organizational Structure @ 1:07:50
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Mulhollan. Paige, Interview. 17 May 2009. ASURA Video History Project. © Arizona Board of Regents. https://hdl.handle.net/2286/R.I.55843