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Western Michigan University. School of Education -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Mary Cain, January 31, 1995

 File — Box 1-OralHist, Object: 11
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Mary Cain (1924-2016), professor emerita of education, conducted by Mary Hurlbut Cordier on January 31, 1995 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Cain discusses the School of Education and her career there, including her work on undergraduate curriculum development and the early childhood program. She also touches on the position of women in education. Cain talks about being involved in the early years of AAUP, striking in 1984, and faculty/administration relationships during...
Dates: January 31, 1995

Oral history interview with Mary Hurlbut Cordier, April 19, 1996

 File — Box 1-OralHist, Object: 18
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Mary Hurlbut Cordier, conducted and recorded by Mary Cain on April 19, 1996. Mary recounts her early career in education, starting at Western’s campus school in 1958, joining the Education Department in 1964 and working in teacher education until her retirement in 1990. She shares what it was like to be a women in higher education in the 1960s, the environment of WMU throughout her career, collaborations with other faculty, and her enjoyment in working with...
Dates: April 19, 1996