In this oral history, we cover Dr. Rudnytzky’s life from his early childhood in Ukraine and Eastern Europe to his formative years in the United States. He provides a detailed account of his time as an undergraduate student at La Salle University. The interview then spans his graduate studies and early years of teaching at La Salle, along with the differences between his time here, at Ivy League schools, and at foreign institutions. The subject discusses his involvement in various ethnic and religious groups and his impact on La Salle by way of symposiums, speakers, and programs, which he has brought into the University. The interview is riddled with references to the La Salle of the past. The subject regularly speaks of the changes that the University has undergone. His closing session focuses more intensively on those changes, and includes his reflections on his time as a teacher and his hopes for this university in the future.
Rudnytzky, Leo D. Ph.D. and McCormack, Meghan, "Interview of Leo D. Rudnytzky, Ph.D." (2007). All Oral Histories. 34.
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