Jim Schwing Video Interview

Title

Jim Schwing Video Interview

Interviewees

Jim Schwing

Document Type

Book

Interviewer

Carlos Pelley

Files

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Description

Jim Schwing trained at Worcester polytechnic institute in Worcester Massachusetts. Started as mathematician and then moved into computers as they became ubiquitous.

He started work at old dominion in Virginia and worked there 20 years and his family. He came to central in 1998 to work for the Computer Science department. Jim spent 16 years as chair of the department then just taught as faculty for two years. He discusses changes in the I.T. department and how they made the transition to improve computing abilities as the internet grew. He discusses faculty efforts to unionize and changes on campus during his tenure. Jim noted the many diverse opportunities for student for enrichment beyond their coursework.

Publication Date

2-15-2022

Publisher

Central Washington University

City

Ellensburg

Rights

Educational use only, the creator retains copyright and information is provided here for educational use only.

Relation

CWURA Living History Project

Contributor

Central Washington University Archives and Speical Collections

Spatial Coverage (for ex: Ellensburg, WA)

Ellensburg, WA

Language

English

Subject

Computer Science, Central Washington University

Source

Central Waashington University Retirement Association Living History Project.

Format

mov

Jim Schwing Video Interview

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