The Resource Oral history interview : Freshmen orientation address by Ronald E. Carrier ; transcribed by Sarah Vaughn, (sound recording)

Oral history interview : Freshmen orientation address by Ronald E. Carrier ; transcribed by Sarah Vaughn, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview : Freshmen orientation address by Ronald E. Carrier ; transcribed by Sarah Vaughn
Title
Oral history interview
Title remainder
Freshmen orientation address by Ronald E. Carrier ; transcribed by Sarah Vaughn
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Address delivered to incoming freshmen of the Class of 1999, and their families, by Ronald E. Carrier, president of James Madison University. Opens with informal welcoming remarks to students from various states. Describes JMU's mission and commitment to academic research. Comments briefly on the growing trend for undergraduates to extend their studies from four to five years. Talks about racial and cultural diversity on campus. Discusses the importance of an undergraduate degree in later life, both in terms of income and in "freedom of opportunity." Closes with a reminder to parents to maintain strong contact with the students and to take an active role in their children's college experience
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Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va., July 6, 1995, transcribed in October, 2002
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
no.22-1.
Label
Oral history interview : Freshmen orientation address by Ronald E. Carrier ; transcribed by Sarah Vaughn, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Complete transcription of tape available in Special Collections
  • Transcribed in 2002
  • STACK COPY: Transcripts and accompanying text only. There is no background paper for this oral history project. Call no.: LD3141.M56577 C37 1995
  • Forms part of the Ronald E. Carrier oral history project. FOR ACCESS TO THE COMPLETE COLLECTION, including tapes, original copies of all text material and interviews, see Special Coll. call number SdArch nos. 22-1 through 22-3. (Tapes only: Special Coll. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Ronald E. Carrier (SdArch no.22-2) conducted by Pam Brock. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Ronald E. Carrier (SdArch no.22-3), conducted by Nancy Bondurant Jones
Accompanying material
1 transcript (5 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
60650593
Dimensions
1/8 in. +
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Extent
1 sound cassette (ca. 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
1 7/8 ips
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound cassette
Speed
1 7/8 ips (tapes)
Tape configuration
unknown
Tape width
1/8 in.

Library Locations

    • Special Collections Research CenterBorrow it
      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
      38.438299 -78.8741916
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