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Irv Kuhr

Dr. Manuel Irwin (Irv) Kuhr joined the Speech Department at Slippery Rock University in 1961, retiring from the Communication Department in 1991. Kuhr was the first president of SRU APSCUF and was also president of the Pennsylvania Communications Association. He was a founder of the Institute of Learning and Retirement where he lectured and took classes for many years.

Kuhr talks about the evolution of his department, the early years of the faculty union, and presidents and interim presidents of the University. He also recalls the campus of the 1960s and 1970s, along with personal stories about Emma Guffey Miller.

The Interview
October 28, 2008

Kuhr's interview is available in three formats.  
Click below to watch, listen to, or read his story.
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information contact:

Slippery Rock
University Archives

Bailey Library

Slippery Rock University
of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA

(724) 738-2658