Interview with Charles Knapp, June 4, 2009

Collection: Goin' Back: Remembering UGA Oral History Collection

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Description

Knapp remembers his early life in Iowa and his work as an economics professor and member of President Jimmy Carter’s administration before becoming the President of UGA in 1987. He discusses some of the challenges he faced at UGA, including improving the school’s academic reputation, moving past an athletic scandal, increasing minority student enrollment, responding to student protests, rebuilding Brooks Hall after a fire, budget cuts, fundraising, and replacing Vince Dooley as head football coach. He talks about the work he has done since leaving UGA in 1997.

Date

2009-06-04

Identifier

RBRL407GBOH-033

Coverage

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Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Duration

73 minutes



Citation

Charles Knapp and Tom Jackson, “Interview with Charles Knapp, June 4, 2009,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 30, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL470GBOH/RBRL407GBOH-033.