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Erin Haynes Oral History Interview. July 25, 2014

Erin Haynes Oral History Interview

Life history interview conducted by Mike Dicianna.

July 25, 2014

Location:  Valley Library, Oregon State University.

Erin Haynes (b. 1950) attended OSU from 1968-1972, during which time he both played on and helped to coach the school's freshman football team, and also served as Senior Class President. Following graduation, Haynes built a long career at Oregon State, working in the Department of Admissions for eight years, the OSU Foundation for twenty-two years, and the Alumni Association for two more. Haynes has also served as an advisor to the OSU chapter of Phi Delta Theta fraternity for more than four decades. His interview focuses on fraternity culture at Oregon State, campus life in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and Beaver lore throughout its history, including several stories of notable Oregon Staters from the past.