Audio interview with Bea Banu
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Audio interview with Bea Banu

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Independent Study Oral History Project on New School History

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In this audio interview with Gerard Hemmerle, Bea Banu discusses the development of the New School's divisions, spanning the presidencies of John ("Jack") Everett, Jonathan Fanton, Bob Kerrey, and David E. Van Zandt, and what each president contributed to the university's evolution. She discusses how she progressed from teaching in Parsons School of Design's Liberal Studies program into an administrative role. She also describes the function of the university's Office of the Provost, and how the provost's responsibilities have greatly expanded during recent years as university governance has changed. The final portion of the interview examines the difficulties Bob Kerrey encountered as president.
February 11 2013
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Beatrice Banu (interviewee)
Gerard O. Hemmerle (interviewer)
New School (New York, N.Y.). New School Archives and Special Collections (publisher)
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (subject)
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