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SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: Mrs. Dorothy Garner discusses her work as Coordinator of Women's Residence Halls at Texas Tech since 1956.
MAIN ENTRY: Garner, Mrs. Dorothy T.
DATE OF INTERVIEW: May 15, 1973
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Lubbock, Texas
INTERVIEWER: Jeff Townsend
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1 hour
TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE:
 
Biographical information given
     Education summarized
Came to Texas Tech in 1956 in charge of women's residence
     halls
     Duties outlined
     Discusses various dormitories
     Explains administration of freshman halls
     Changes in women's curfews described
     Majority of students now and urban areas
     Outlines functions of the Resident Assistants
     Counselor system reviewed
     Comments on visitation policy
TAPE ONE, SIDE TWO: Work as Coordinator of Women's Residence Halls discussed
     further
     Gives reasons for changes in visitation and curfew policies
     Handling of complaints through the years
     Lack of space was a problem in 1956 and 1957
     Changes in policy governing living off campus mentioned
     Work with other administrators recalled
     Describes changes in students government of dorms
     Experienced problems with pets in the dorms
     Lack of vandalism in the halls emphasized
     Cites advantages of not having separate sorority houses
     Community spirit on campus was stronger in earlier years
RANGE DATES: 1956-1973
BULK DATES: 1956-1957

 

     
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