Gustafson, Bill 2019-08-06

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This interview features Bill Gustafson as he discusses the Personal Finance major and program on the Texas Tech campus. In this interview, Gustafson describes how he and others worked to build up the program to what it is presently.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bill Gustafson

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: August 6, 2019

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Lynn Whitfield

Length: 01:54:42 (1 hour 54 minutes)


The general Ed program; financial programs in general ed; The controversy with Dr. Cavazos as president of TTU; Internships in the Financial Planning major; taking students to conferences; Meeting with the Board of Regents to get a center approved; Building up the financial planning program; how students impressed key people; Recruiting Vicky into the Texas Tech Financial Planning program; PhD program; Getting funding to increase the PhD program; Consequences of getting the grant

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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