Faver, Dudley 2008-12-16

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General Faver discusses his time as head of the Dad’s and Mom’s Association. He begins with his early life experiences on the farm and working in high school and continues through his experiences as a college educator and adjusting to (The details of his military career are found on a separate recording in the archives of the Southwest Collection.)

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dudley Faver

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: December 16, 2008

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Bill Tynan

Length: 00:45:36


Education; Neuman High School, Sweetwater, Texas 1933; Abilene Christian College, 1937; Private Pilots license; Army Air Corps Flight Cadet, 1940; Texas Tech; To Lubbock, Texas; Dean James A. Allen; Dad’s Association; Name change to Dad’s and Mom’s Association; Factors used in establishing chapters; Dean Allen; Office moves on campus; Office Staff; Women stenographers; Trudi Potteet, director; Memorable parent supports; Relationship with presidents, deans and key faculty members; Parental relationships; Memorable professors; Relationship with Lauro Cavazos and other presidents; Involvement in recruiting students; Meeting parents; Scholarship program for students; Service with Rotary; Leadership role in the 56 club district; Dad’s and Mom’s Association (again); Memorable moments; Future value of the organization; Important events; Not much relevance for Graduate Students; Advising parents; Scholarships; Elizabeth Massengale, present Director’s comment.

Access Information

Original Recording Format:

Recording Format Notes: CD copy available in reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace http://hdl.handle.net/10605/352

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