Oral history interview with James "Jim" Baxter Hunt, Jr., 2012

 

Name
Hunt, James B., 1937- (Interviewee)
Farber, Myron (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with James "Jim" Baxter Hunt, Jr., 2012
Abstract
Four-term governor of North Carolina from 1977-1985, 1993-2001; invited to join Carnegie Corporation of New York Board of Trustees; interest in early childhood education; development and efficacy of programs: Smart Start, Teachers for a New Era, Small Schools movement, charter schools, Opportunity Equation; influential colleagues at Carnegie Corporation: Thomas H. Kean, Admiral James B. Watkins, Sa m Nunn, Governor Richard W. Riley, Michele Cahill, Bruce Alberts, Vartan Gregorian, Carnegie Corporation staff; current involvement with Hunt Institute for Education Leadership and Policy; Carnegie Corporation goals under leadership of Vartan Gregorian; role of risk in education reform; evaluation methods for student, teacher and school; comparison of design and efficacy of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top programs; Carnegie Corporation goal to help regain American international prominence in education and immigration reform.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 3
Subjects
Education; Governors; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations--Political activity; Endowments; Hunt, James Baxter; Gregorian, Vartan; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
2012
Physical Description
28 pages. + index; 1 digital audio file (60 min.)
Note (Biographical)
Former Governor of North Carolina.
Note
Interviewed by Myron Farber on September 17, 2012.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of James B. Hunt, Jr
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
10493573
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-9tgp-4z96
Related URLs
Transcript
Available digital content for this interview.