Alice Warren oral history, 23 February 2016

McKimmon Center, NC State University (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Alice Warren oral history, 23 February 2016
This interview was conducted in the office of Alice Warren in the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education at North Carolina State University. In the interview, Alice Warren discusses: her family and growing up in Harnett County, NC; her early career and education; earning her Master’s Degree in Education from North Carolina State University; being introduced to continuing education through an internship with the Workforce Development Unit in the Department of Public Instruction; beginning her career at NC State as a Continuing Education Specialist in the Division of Extension and Continuing Education, where she currently serves as Vice Provost for Continuing Education; the legacy of extension at NC State; mentors in her career at NC State, including Sondra Kirsch; developing her leadership within the division and broader administration at NC State; observations on the evolution of extension and continuing education over her career; the importance of cross-institutional collaboration and partnerships; her experiences as a woman in a predominantly male work environment in the early years of her career; the value of increased diversity; supporting and mentoring other women in their careers; fellow Vice Provost and NCSU Libraries Director Susan Nutter; serving on the University Library Committee; leadership from the Provost; the increasing presence of women in positions of leadership in higher administration; and her advice for others beginning their careers. [Preferred citation: Interview with Alice Warren by Virginia Ferris, 23 February 2016, North Carolina State University Oral Histories, MC 00449, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC]
University History
Original Format:
Digital video recording, sound, color
Item identifier:
Ferris, Virginia L. more info on Ferris, Virginia L. 
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Oral histories (Document genres)
North Carolina State University more info on North Carolina State University 
North Carolina State University -- Administration more info on North Carolina State University -- Administration 
Warren, Alice S. more info on Warren, Alice S. 
Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
NC State Institutional Histories