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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Risdon J. Westen
RLIN number: NXCP87-A193
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Air Force Academy Project
Description: Registrar's office at U.S. Air Force Academy; relations with deans and superintendents; problems of admission of athletes, women, minorities; methods used to analyze cadet performance; comparison with other schools; attrition problem; proposals: relaxation of standards and pressures, emphasis on humanities and communication skills.
Extent: Transcript: 74 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Original oral history held by: U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO 80840.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Westen, Risdon J.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Statistician
Document date: 1981
Interviewer: Howey, Alan; Mank, Russell; Norvell, John E.
Organizations discussed: Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics, Military; Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO; Military education; North America; United States; United States--Armed Forces--African Americans; United States--Armed Forces--Women
Topics discussed - Other terms: Statisticians; Westen, Risdon J.
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017855-13298