Ginny Gordon interview (1 of 2, video and transcript)

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Ginny Gordon interview (1 of 2, video and transcript)

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Interview with Ginny Gordon by Barbara Roos, documenting the history of Grand Valley State's William James College. William James College was the third baccalaureate degree granting college for Grand Valley. It was originally designed to be an interdisciplinary, non-departmentalized college consisting of concentration programs, rather than majors. The college opened in 1971 and was discontinued in 1983 during a reorganization of Grand Valley State. Ginny Gordon was an Executive Administrative Secretary in Grand Valley's Central Administration during the creation of William James College who provided administrative assistance and helped guide the new faculty in the college's infancy. In this interview, Ginny discusses her experience being a part of the William James College community since the very beginning, the pioneer spirit of the founding faculty, and the profound interest in alternative education at that time. This interview is part 1 of 2 for Ginny Gordon.

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1984

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Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

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Roos, Barbara (Interviewer)

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GV016-16_GVSU_35_Gordon

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eng

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Gordon, Ginny, “Ginny Gordon interview (1 of 2, video and transcript),” Digital Collections, accessed December 6, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/45253.
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