Suffolk University Oral History Collection (SOH-050)
Bill Coughlin, former director of admissions at Suffolk University, discusses his forty-three career at the university. Coughlin discusses his early life, including studying at Holy Cross and Boston University, and his time as a high school teacher in Connecticut. He describes the growth of Suffolk University from 1966-2010, including aspects of the university’s culture, the evolution of the admissions department, reaching international students, plus the introduction of residence halls and other additions to the Suffolk campus. The interview concludes with a discussion of Coughlin’s life post-retirement.
oral history, History of Suffolk University
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Coughlin, William and Nelson, James, "Oral history interview with Bill Coughlin (SOH-050)" (2019). Suffolk University Oral History Project. 38.