Suffolk University Oral History Project



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Suffolk University Oral History Project (SOH-036)

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Susan Clark Thayer, Associate Dean Emeritus, discusses her career at Suffolk University as both director of the Ballotti Learning Center and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The interview covers her role in the creation of the Ballotti Learning Center in 1982 and her work as associate dean in developing assessment programs, managing accreditation and strategic planning for the College. She also discusses her early life and career, her time as a graduate student at Suffolk University and the challenges of establishing herself in the workforce as a woman in the 1960s and 1970s. The interview concludes with a discussion of her passion for educational support, her contributions to the field of developmental education and her post-retirement activities.

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Suffolk University



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Suffolk University—History

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Oral history interview with Susan Clark Thayer (SOH-036)



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