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James Brickley served as the sixteenth president of Eastern Michigan University from 1975 to 1978. This interview is an account of his time as president of EMU, the adjustments made by his family in moving to campus, the attitude of the faculty at the time of his arrival, and the changes that Brickley effected once taking office. This interview was conducted for the purpose of gathering primary research for Laurence Smith’s book, Eastern Michigan University: A Sesquicentennial Portrait (1999).
Bill Milliken, Michigan governors, Peter Fletcher, Tim Dyer, College Athletics, Affirmative Action, Michigan Politics
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Smith, Laurence, "James H. Brickley Oral History Interview, 1998 September 11" (1998). Oral Histories. 12.