Established in 1954, the Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) of The Bancroft Library is dedicated to recording the history of the University of California. Totaling hundreds of individual interviews, the ROHO series on university history includes oral histories with Berkeley Chancellors and student activists, Nobel laureates and distinguished alumni.
In 1981, the Class of 1931 established a small endowment to support a portion of ROHO’s university history interviews. Today, ROHO opens up nominations for the annual “Class of 1931 Oral History”—a once-a-year interview conducted by ROHO historians with an administrator, faculty member, or staff person closely associated with the university.
ROHO staff will select the next “Class of 1931” interviewee in January 2014 and conduct the interview in the following spring and summer. Selection criteria include: willingness of the nominee to participate, ROHO interviewer expertise, uniqueness and rarity of the nominee’s story and level of contribution to campus life, and the generation of the nominee.
Please submit your nomination with this online form.
Previous "Class of 1931" Interviewees
2013 Professor Laura Nader