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Berge, Diane A., 1952-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1993-2017

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0264


The Diane A. Berge collection consists of an oral history interview conducted between Berge and Anne Stenzel in June 2017. In this interview, Berge talks about her career, friends, and experiences as a student and Admissions Office staff member at Minnesota State University Mankato. Also included in this collection is a resume, photographs of Berge, and a newspaper clipping.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the Tell Your MSU Story Oral History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.


  • 1993-2017

Biographical / Historical

Diane Adele Berge was born September 30, 1952 in Starbuck, Minnesota. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 1974 with a bachelor’s degree in teaching, from Mankato State University in 1978 with a master’s degree from the Counseling and Student Personnel Department, and from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a doctoral degree in Educational Policy and Administration.

Berge began working at Mankato State University as a graduate assistant in 1976 in the Vice President for Student Affairs Office. After she graduated with her master’s degree she was hired as Assistant Director/Community Relations and continued to work at Minnesota State University Mankato in various Admissions positions until her retirement in 2015. During this time she also had the opportunity to teach educational leadership courses and counseling and student personnel seminars.


2.00 folders

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Berge, Diane A., 1952-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1993-2017
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Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US