Gustafson, Bill 2019-08-01

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This interview features Bill Gustafson as he discusses his life and background. In this interview, Gustafson describes how he got involved in finance and how he worked to get Personal Finance Planning as a major on the Texas Tech campus.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bill Gustafson

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: August 1, 2019

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Lynn Whitfield

Length: 02:06:00 (2 hours 6 minutes)


Introduction his family background; Both of his grandfather’s multiple farms; his dad; His mother; his life growing up; Going to college for agriculture; Interest in marketing and agriculture; milk; University of Illinois doctorate; becoming a professor; Interviewing for a position at Texas Tech; What happened to his family after they moved to Lubbock; Starting the financial planning program; The Red to Black program; How the program is fairing

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace

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