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Latham--Orval Ray (President of ISTC)

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1 UNI Museum Herb Hake exhibit
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.05
9/28/2017 The UNI Museum displayed the works of Herb Hake on September 24. Hake was an artist as well as a radio broadcaster at UNI. The event displayed some of his works as well as student artists who attempted to recreate his style by creating caricatures of staff and students; photo.
2 Purple and Old Gold Awards announced at University of Northern Iowa commencement
Public Relations News Release 1999:389, p.1
5/3/2000 List of students who will receive the Purple and Old Gold Award, signifying the highest grade point average in each academic area.
3 April 26 investiture planned for University of Northern Iowa President Robert D. Koob
Public Relations News Release 1995:320, p.1
4/16/1996 An investiture ceremony for UNI President Robert D. Koob will be held in the UNI-Dome.
4 Eight presidents span University of Northern Iowa's 120-year history
Public Relations News Release 1995:321, p.1
4/16/1996 During the 120 year history of the University of Northern Iowa, only eight men have been president.
5 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.
6 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.
7 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.
8 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.
9 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.
10 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.
11 The fiscal crisis of the Thirties
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.37
7/1/1995 The college faces a difficult financial picture, with a decline in enrollment, salary cuts, and strict economies in operations; photo.
12 "Purple and Old Gold" awards announced at University of Northern Iowa commencement.
Public Relations News Release 1994:448, p.1
5/9/1995 Winners of the "Purple and Old Gold" awards are announced. Students listed.
13 Services Wednesday August 10 for Dr. William C. Lang, emeritus professor of history, former vice president of University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1993:678, p.1
8/7/1994 Funeral services for William C. Lang are announced.
14 "Purple and Old Gold" awards announced at University of Northern Iowa commencement
Public Relations News Release 0:569, p.1
5/11/1994 50 Seniors receive the "Purple and Old Gold" award at commencement. Students listed.
15 West Des Moines student at the University of Northern Iowa recipient of journalism award; others honored for their service to paper
Public Relations News Release 1992:688, p.1
6/1/1993 Journalism students receive recognition.
16 "Purple and Old Gold' awards announced at University of Northern Iowa commencement
Public Relations News Release 1992:621, p.1
5/5/1993 Winners announced for the Purple and Old Gold awards. Students listed
17 "Purple and Old Gold" awards announced at University of Northern Iowa commencement
Public Relations News Release 1991:622, p.1
5/5/1992 44 seniors who excelled in either meritorious scholarship or conspicuous achievement will be presented "Purple and Old Gold" awards at commencement. Award winners listed.
18 Alumni luncheon during University of Northern Iowa's Homecoming October 4 to honor Dr. William C. Lang.
Public Relations News Release 1991:80, p.1
9/23/1991 William C. Lang will be honored at a luncheon during Homecoming weekend.
19 "Purple and Old Gold" awards announced at University of Northern Iowa commencement
Public Relations News Release 1990:553, p.1
5/8/1991 Purple and Old Gold awards recognize meritorious scholarship or conspicuous achievement in particular areas. Forty-nine students were recognized at Commencement. Winners are listed.
20 President Seerley retires; an assessment
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.428
7/1/1990 President Seerley is honored at his retirement in 1928; Professor Lang offers an assessment of his achievement; photo.
21 'Purple and old gold' awards announced at University of Northern Iowa commencement.
Public Relations News Release 1989:635, p.1
5/9/1990 List of students who received Purple and Old Gold awards. Purple and Old Gold Awards recognize meritorious scholarship or conspicuous achievement in particular areas. Student listed.
22 West Bend native receives journalism award at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1989:629, p.1
5/8/1990 Aaron Putze recently received the 1990 Ruth Culbertson Jordan Memorial for outstanding achievement on the staff of the Northern Iowan student newspaper.
23 Latham hall renovation to be dedicated Sunday (April 22) at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1989:577, p.1
4/18/1990 The renovated building now houses the Departments of Earth Science and Home Economics. The dedication will feature a welcome and introductions by President Curris and remarks by Roy Saigo and Donald Whitnah. Two students will speak as well.
24 What's in a name--such as campus buildings
Lilledahl--Jeanne (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 86:3, p.7
9/12/1989 A brief look at the people for whom campus buildings are named; photo.
25 Storm lake student at University of Northern Iowa recipient of journalism award.
Public Relations News Release 1988:474, p.1
5/11/1989 Diane Reiling, recipient of the Ruth Culbertson Jordan Memorial Award. Reiling has served as executive editor of the Northern Iowan during the Spring semester, and was managing editor fall of 1988. She also served three years as an editorial assistant.
26 Purple and old gold' awards announced at University of Northern Iowa commencement.
Public Relations News Release 1988:471, p.1
5/10/1989 List of those receiving Purple and Old Gold Awards, also listed is their hometown, meritorious scholarship, the area in which received and from the college or school.
27 It would be easy to overlook this plaque
Alumnus 70:1, p.4
4/1/1985 Commemorates President O. R. Latham; photo.
28 Yesterdays
Julseth--Jeff
Northern Iowan 79:7, p.19
9/21/1982 Campus happenings 50, 40, 30, 20, and 10 years ago; includes ads for J. S. Latta Company.
29 Former UNI P. R. director George Holmes dies
Public Relations News Release 1981:98, p.1
10/15/1981 A memorial service will be held for George Holmes. Holmes was director of University Relations for forty two years prior to his retirement.
30 A & I renamed Latham Hall
UNI Century 8:4, p.6
10/1/1980 Regents approve name change to honor O. R. Latham.
31 A & I building named Latham Hall
Northern Iowan 77:3, p.3
9/9/1980 Arts and Industries Building will be named after institution's third president, O. R. Latham.
32 Prexy's; changes in store
Moravec--Sue
Northern Iowan 72:61, p.1
7/14/1976 Pond built for canoeing in 1932; committee recommends cleaning in up so that it will look nice; photo.
33 O. R. Latham's grandson was P.O.W.
UNI Century 1:3, p.7
6/1/1973 James D. Latham, missing in action over North Viet Nam, released by North Vietnamese on March 28.
34 George Holmes reminisces
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 56:3, p.7
9/1/1971 Mr. Holmes recalls the UNI presidents with whom he has worked and the various challenges that UNI has faced; photo.
35 A trip through the past with alumni
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 56:2, p.10
5/1/1971 Memories for returning classes; photo.
36 UNI staff to honor Maucker
Public Relations News Release 1969:462, p.1
4/3/1970 Students, faculty, and staff will honor President Maucker and his wife at a special testimonial dinner. The dinner is to be held in University Hall of the Union.
37 Mrs. O. R. Latham dies
Alumnus 52:3, p.24
9/1/1967 Died April 16, 1967.
38 Flag flies half mast for Mrs. Latham
College Eye 63:47, p.8
4/18/1967 Widow of President Latham died April 16, 1967.
39 Once beautiful Prexy's is now old mud hole
College Eye 58:25, p.5
4/17/1964 Melvin Manion gives history of the pond; has little value or utility now.
40 Dad's Day
Old Gold 0:0, p.50
6/1/1959 Dad's Day was originated in 1929 by former President O. R. Latham; the Dad of the Day award to given to Clifford H. Scott, based on his son Cliff's achievements; a full course dinner and a chapel service were other events of the day; photo.
41 College buildings are named after former prexies, staff
College Eye 45:39, p.4
7/30/1954 Brief survey of campus buildings and the people for whom they were named.
42 Compulsory retirement (1934)
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.74
7/1/1951 Policy requires faculty to retire at end of year at which they reach 70; meets strenuous protests.
43 Executive freedom and efficiency
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.44
7/1/1951 Survey of relations of the governing boards with Principal Gilchrist and President Seerley.
44 Faculty participation under Latham
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.53
7/1/1951 President Latham establishes new administrative and governance structures.
45 Growth of the administrative staff
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.68
7/1/1951 Administrative staff grows to 253.
46 Procedures in appointment and promotion
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.62
7/1/1951 Survey of practices involving faculty appointment and promotion.
47 Rural education in the doldrums
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.120
7/1/1951 During the 1930s, rural education is absorbed into the general mainstream of education after the loss of its proponents.
48 Salary trends under Latham
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.67
7/1/1951 Some ground lost during Depression; gradually made up again.
49 Standards under Latham
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.60
7/1/1951 President Latham attempts to meet accreditation standards by improving faculty credentials.
50 Survey of Extension Service, 1938
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.131
7/1/1951 Faculty committee studies Extension; aims and objectives outlined; name changed from Extension Division to Bureau of Extension Service.

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