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A Century of Leadership and Service

A Centennial History of the University of Northern Iowa

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1 A new president at the helm
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.103
7/1/1995 Biographical sketch of Malcolm Price; President Price's initial views and objectives; photo.
2 Accreditation and celebration
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.28
7/1/1995 The Teachers College is recognized and accredited by national organizations; several surveys of the work of the college are undertaken; the college celebrates its 60th anniversary; photo.
3 Acknowledgments--Volume II
Bridges--Barbara Ann Lang (Class of 1961; Laboratory School Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.xiii
7/1/1995 Professor Lang.'s daughters thank those who assisted in the preparation of the UNI centennial history.
4 Administrative changes and departmental reorganization
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.311
7/1/1995 Detailed look at the break-up of the old, large departments into smaller, more discrete units; list of those who headed the old and new departments; photo.
5 Administrative reorganization
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.201
7/1/1995 President Maucker seeks to resolve matters of faculty governance and authority; organizes and establishes administrative lines for units in Division of Field Services.
6 Capital and other physical improvements
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.453
7/1/1995 Brief review of construction during the early 1970s including the Education Center, UNI-CUE, and the ITC; photo.
7 Capital improvements, 1950-1970
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.333
7/1/1995 A survey of new and renovated classroom, administrative, dormitory, and service buildings; new art on campus; the Lechay painting; the NAR; photo.
8 Changes in the administrative structure, staff, and procedures
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.407
7/1/1995 President Kamerick sets up divisions under vice presidents; Provost Martin engages in debate over tenure and promotion standards; photo.
9 Collective bargaining
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.428
7/1/1995 Detailed account of legal actions and negotiations leading to the election of a faculty bargaining agent; photo.
10 Colloquia on teacher education
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.205
7/1/1995 The college holds colloquia for school superintendents.
11 Continued protest and concern on and off campus
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.294
7/1/1995 Students organize and protest; some legislators demand order on campus; photo.
12 Controversial speakers program
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.354
7/1/1995 A survey of the speakers who came to campus under this program; the reaction to the speakers; photo.
13 Curriculum and related matters, 1940-1950
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.132
7/1/1995 Detailed coverage of curriculum change, especially the movement to reformulate general education.
14 Efforts to evaluate and improve the teaching-learning process
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.189
7/1/1995 The college studies the effectiveness of its teaching; cooperation with other institutions; photo.
15 Enlarging and beautifying the campus and physical plant
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.44
7/1/1995 President Latham's construction and landscaping programs prosper despite the Depression; photo.
16 Enrollment and staffing
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.151
7/1/1995 Meeting the challenge of post-war enrollment increases; photo.
17 Enrollment: the "explosion" in the Sixties
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.304
7/1/1995 the factors which led to the extraordinary growth in enrollment in the 1960s; the effects of the growth on campus facilities and services; photo.
18 Faculty affairs
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.317
7/1/1995 A look at salary schedules, fringe benefits, faculty loads, faculty governance, and faculty organizations in the 1950s and 1960s; photo.
19 Financial concerns, 1970-1976
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.389
7/1/1995 UNI administrators battle in the General Assembly and with the Regents for adequate funds; questions about the future of the Laboratory School.
20 Financial matters
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.145
7/1/1995 Meeting the challenge of post-war inflation; developing the residence hall system; starting the Price Lab School complex; photo.
21 General activism and unrest on and off campus
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.278
7/1/1995 President Maucker attempts to work with students to deal with civil rights and discrimination concerns; students stage march in Cedar Falls; photo.
22 Graduate work at the Teachers College
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.185
7/1/1995 The College establishes the framework for graduate study; photo.
23 Institutional evaluation and administrative change
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.17
7/1/1995 The college receives accreditation from the North Central Association; President Latham organizes publicity, research, alumni services, and placement; institution of the Faculty Senate and changes in faculty governance; the role of religion; photo.
24 Latham at the helm
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.6
7/1/1995 Biographical sketch of O. R. Latham; his first days on campus; early objectives; photo.
25 Legislative study committee
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.357
7/1/1995 A committee of legislators visits campus and makes recommendations related to curtailing expenditures.
26 Major curriculum changes
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.193
7/1/1995 President Maucker attempts to include a greater exposure to international views into the curriculum with conferences and expanded foreign language and culture courses; photo.
27 Minority group relations at SCI/UNI
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.255
7/1/1995 Detailed account of attempts by the UNI administration to recruit and relate to African-American students; photo.
28 Non-academic staff
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.323
7/1/1995 The growth of various categories of UNI employment; Physical Plant employees organize; institution of the Merit System; photo.
29 Other facets of college life
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.93
7/1/1995 The May Day Fete; faculty organizations; faculty scholarship; photo.
30 Other major administrative, service, and curricular changes
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.234
7/1/1995 The college adopts the semester plan to begin in summer, 1957; changes in student teaching supervision include resumption of work in Cedar Falls schools; institution of honors program and work with provisional students; photo.
31 President Price resigns; an assessment
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.169
7/1/1995 Tributes to President Price's achievements; photo.
32 President Price's goal for the Iowa State Teachers College
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.160
7/1/1995 President Price believes that teacher education is still the appropriate role for the college.
33 President's background and experience
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.379
7/1/1995 Biographical sketch of President Kamerick; initial goals and challenges; photo.
34 Program, personnel, and other changes
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.50
7/1/1995 President Latham determines the appropriate role for extension and consultant service; alters and strengthens curriculum; considers graduate study; student voice anti-war sentiments; photo.
35 Radio and television at Iowa State Teachers College
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.163
7/1/1995 The beginnings of radio and television at the college, including the controversy with KXEL.
36 Regents' policies on campus disturbances
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.385
7/1/1995 The Regents and President Kamerick establish procedures for dealing with campus disorder.
37 Seeking to meet the institution's financial needs
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.325
7/1/1995 UNI's relations with the General Assembly; rising costs for students and increased financial aid; the university begins to seek federal grants for various programs; photo.
38 Seeking to solve the state teacher shortage
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.202
7/1/1995 Attempts by the college to recruit prospective teachers; photo.
39 Services extending beyond the campus: Extension Service; Continuing Education; the church; the UNI Foundation
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.359
7/1/1995 Extension services designed to meet needs of growing enrollment; efforts in radio and television; a brief history of the last years of the CHIC; early efforts of the UNI Foundation; photo.
40 Setting new standards for faculty preparation, professorial rank, and retirement
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.12
7/1/1995 President Latham takes initial steps to improve faculty credentials, regularize the system of faculty rank, and define the possibilities for faculty retirement; photo.
41 Staffing
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.309
7/1/1995 The difficulties in recruiting and retaining highly-qualified faculty in the 1950s and 1960s; photo.
42 Student and faculty life at ISTC
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.68
7/1/1995 History of student publications, debate, drama, music, and athletics during the Latham administration; photo.
43 Student and faculty life at the Teachers College in the Forties
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.165
7/1/1995 Recreation, speech, debate, and drama during the 1940s; photo.
44 Student social life
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.90
7/1/1995 Brief look at etiquette and Greek organizations in the 1930s; photo.
45 Teaching load hassle--1970
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.387
7/1/1995 Senator Messerly and Representative Grassley study the workload of UNI faculty; photo.
46 The Childress affair and its implication for academic freedom
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.299
7/1/1995 Detailed account of the assignment in which Mr. Childress used taboo words and the public reaction to the assignment.
47 The climactic end of the Sixties
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.367
7/1/1995 The close of the spring semester, 1970; reaction to the fighting in Cambodia; arrangements for ending the semester.
48 The death of President O. R. Latham
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.96
7/1/1995 President Latham's last days; tributes to his achievements; photo.
49 The Depression years
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.1
7/1/1995 General economic and political background as the college entered the 1930s under new leadership; photo.
50 The development of a retirement policy
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.158
7/1/1995 The college begins participation in the TIAA plan; photo.

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