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William Eidle Oral History



Dr. William Reynolds Eidle


Gus Nolan


The following interview is with Dr. William Reynolds Eidle, who the former
Chair and Dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Marist College. In
the beginning of the interview, Dr. William Eidle gives a brief summary of his
educational background as well as his initial acquaintance with Marist College through
Jack Dougherty and Brother Dan Kirk. Dr. William Eidle describes the creation of the
Psychology Department and his years as Chair and Dean of the School of Social and
Behavioral Sciences at Marist College, as well as the former joint Psych special Ed
program between Marist and Vassar Colleges. The interview ends with Dr. William
Eidle’s stance on what he wish would have happened with the College during his term as
well as where he believes the direction of the College lies in the future.

Date Created

18 July 2002

Subject Headings

Marist Brothers - United States - History
Marist College History
Marist College (Poughkeepsie, New York)
Marist College Social Aspects
Marist College Administration


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