Gary Massingill


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

38 minutes

Tape Number

No. 781

Transcript Number

No. 781

Length of Transcript

18 pages

Interview Number

No. 781

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