Haley, Elizabeth 2019-05-10

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This interview features Elizabeth Haley as she discusses her career with the College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University. In this interview, Haley describes the interview process for the Dean position of the College of Human Sciences, and her first impressions of Texas Tech and Lubbock. She then moves on to explains the details of her position and the many programs that she has helped get started in the college. Haley wraps up the interview by discussing the balancing act that college departments need to do and her collections that she wishes to donate to the Southwest Collection.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Elizabeth Haley

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Lynn Whitfield

Length: 02:23:02 (2 hour 23 minutes)


Joining the Texas Tech College of Human Sciences; Meeting with Dr. Cavazos about the Dean position; Her first impression of Texas Tech and the Dean position; The challenges of the Home Economics programs; Changing the department name and the RIM program; Developing the Center for Addiction program; The gerontology program and the family financial program; Elizabeth’s funding ethics and philosophy; Faculty established scholarships and the faculty in the department; Balancing scheduling classes

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 https://hdl.handle.net/10605/362100

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