Interviewee

Doug Echols

Interviewer

Rebecca Masters and John Gaston

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Abstract

In his March 16, 2015 interview with Rebecca Masters, Doug Echols comments on the transitions that took place at Winthrop from 1982- present. In particular, Echols provides detail on the efforts of the DiGiogio Administration to build Winthrop as a brand and the struggles that Winthrop faced in this transition. Echols concludes his interview with ideas for bridging the gap between Winthrop and Rock Hill and his perceptions of the eleventh President’s role in the Rock Hill community. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.

Publication Date

3-16-2015

Unique Identifier

OH 198

Format

MP3

Length

50 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is open for use.

Series

Anthony DiGiorgio

Keywords

Winthrop History, athletics, Winthrop Coliseum, Presidents, DiGiorgio Administration, Rock Hill, Knowledge Park, College Town, economic development, trolley, Jamie Comstock, Debra Boyd

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Oral History

Interview with Doug Echols

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