Interview with Charles Knapp, June 4, 2009
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.
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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.