James Martin


An abstract of this interview is available below. A time-annotated index or transcription will be available for download above and to the right as soon as it becomes available.

This interview subject is affiliated with IWU and/or President Myers in the following ways: Class of 1992


Martin felt Myers' greatest influence was by being a positive personality who was present at events. He states that the presences of a positive authority influences students and faculty to want to do well. Martin uses the phrase "ministry of presence" to describe the impact this trait has. Martin felt the campus became more world-minded and interdisciplinary, with an emphasis on curiosity and diversity under Myer's leadership. The fire and passion Myers exemplified influenced the character of IWU.

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