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Everett Marshall taught in the Education and Psychology Departments at Eastern Michigan University from 1938-1949. From 1949-1979, Marshall served as Dean of Academic Records and Teacher Certification. In this interview, Marshall details his relationships with, and characteristics of, several EMU presidents and faculty members. Marshall also describes his methods of raising enrollment from 1,850 at the beginning of his tenure to over 19,000 at the time of his retirement. This interview was conducted for the purpose of gathering primary research for Laurence Smith’s book, Eastern Michigan University: A Sesquicentennial Portrait (1999).

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State Board of Education, John Munson, Michigan State Normal College, Eugene Elliott, Bingo Brown, Lloyd Olds, Harold Sponberg, Civil Rights M, college enrollment

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Everett Marshall, Oral History Interview, 1998