Dr. William J. "Jim" Hersh was a professor of Philosophy at Salve Regina University for forty years from 1970 until his retirement in 2010. During this interview, we discussed his arrival at Salve, the school's financial difficulties in the 1970s, his involvement in the founding and development of the VIA program, and his experiences as a professor in the Philosophy department.


Oral History Interview with Dr. William J. "Jim" Hersh, professor of Philosphy at Salve from 1970-2010 and the founder of the VIA Program. The interview was conducted on 7-5-2017.