Dr. Charles Martin
History of the University
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Born and raised in Synder, Texas, attended Howard County Junior College in Big Spring, graduated West Texas State BS in 1969, Air Force 1969-72; MS from West Texas State in 1975; entered UTEP 1976 and graduated in May, 1979, the first PHD graduate in the history of the university. PHD was in Geological Sciences.
Summary of Interview
Tells of his educational career and speaks of the influence of professors at UTEP, particularly W. H. McAnulty, then head of UTEP' s geological sciences department. Graduated PhD in May, 1979, the first PhD recipient at UTEP.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
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Interview with Gary Massingill by Dr. Charles Martin, 1989, "Interview no. 781," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.