|Creator||WKU President's Office - Minton|
|Title||UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton Subseries 2. Interviews/Oral Histories|
|Year Range From||1979|
|Year Range To||1979|
Interviews and oral history tapes of and about John Minton and subjects related to Western Kentucky University.
|Admin / Biog History||
The president's office was created in 1906. As Dero Downing's resignation went into effect January 8, 1979 Vice President John Minton was appointed interim president. He held this position through July 31, 1979 when Donald Zacharias was elected president.
John Minton was born in Cadiz , Kentucky on July 29, 1921. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Kentucky and a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. Prior to coming to WKU, Minton served as principal of Trigg County High School from 1953 to 1958. He became Associate Dean of Graduate Instruction in 1962, then Graduate Dean, and Administrative Vice-President in 1970. Minton served as Vice President of Student Affairs from 1979 until his retirement in 1986.
|Subjects||Western Kentucky University|
Minton, John Dean, 1921-2008
|Finding Aids||TopScholar - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/213/|
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|Dates of Creation||1979-present|
|Caption||WKU Archives Logo|
|Number of Images||1|
|Access Conditions||no restrictions|
|Level of Description||Subseries|