William Eidle Oral History

William Eidle

Interviewee: Dr. William Reynolds Eidle

Interviewer: Gus Nolan

Interview Date: July 18, 2002

Summary: The following interview is with
Dr. William Reynolds Eidle, 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.

Subjects:
Eidle, William
Marist Brothers-United States-History
Marist College-Faculty
Marist College-Professor Emeritus
Marist College-Heritage Professor
Marist College-History
Marist College-Social Aspects
Marist College (Poughkeepsie, New York)