Virginia P. Frobes, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Everett L. Cooley
No.148, Virginia Parsons Frobes, interview by Everett L. Cooley
Frobes, Virginia P.
Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center
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Transcript (87 pages) of interviews by Everett L. Cooley with Virginia Parsons Frobes, former Dean of SStudents at the University of Utah and professor of psychology, on November 18 and 25, 1988. This interview is no. 148 in the Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project, and tape nos. 553 and 554. Includes Frobes' vita, copies of resolutions of appreciation, and an outline of history of "The Fletcher years"
Frobes (b. 1912) recalls her childhood as a non-Mormon in Salt Lake; her attendance at Westminster, then a high school; her work on the undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Utah; and her career as dean of women, dean of students and vice president of student affairs, University of Utah. She discusses the administrations of Presidents Olpin, and Fletcher and the changes in the studentbody, 1950s-1970s. Interviewer: Everett L. Cooley