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Seerley--Homer Horatio (President of ISNS and 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 Homer Seerley's great-grandson honors heritage with gift to Rod Library
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.18
10/1/2012 Stan Culley, a great-grandson of President Homer Seerley, will donate a portion of his estate to the Rod Library; believes libraries are a key to learning; photo.
3 Renovations to President's House approved by BOR
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:9, p.1
9/25/2012 Renovations to President's House totaling $450,000 approved. The building was constructed in early 1908 to accommodate President Homer Seerley and family. Numerous renovations have been made to the house over the years; photo.
4 87 years of Homecoming traditions
Morton--Jennie M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:14, p.1
10/12/2007 Traditions have come and gone, but the football game, returning alumni, and rambunctious students remain constant; photo.
5 Rod Library celebrates 40 years, one million volumes
Stibbs--Michelle (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:9, p.1
9/28/2004 Rod Library to commemorate forty years of operation in its current building as well as the addition of the one millionth volume to its collection; photo.
6 UNI Department of Industrial Technology to celebrate centennial
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
5/5/2004 History of the Department of Industrial Technology provided.
7 NU High students to host cemetery walk on Saturday, Sept. 27.
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/25/2003 Student to portray influential Cedar Falls citizens buried in Fairview Cemetery.
8 More developments that transformed University of Northern Iowa during its 125-year history
Cornell--Susan
Northern Iowa Today 85:1, p.10
1/1/2001 Faculty and administrators comment on the historical growth of UNI; photo.
9 More developments that transformed University of Northern Iowa during its 125-year history
Susan Cornell
Northern Iowa Today 85:1, p.10
1/1/2001 Milestones, additions and changes throughout UNI's campus, students, and staff from 1886 to 1976; photo.
10 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.
11 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.
12 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.
13 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.
14 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.
15 The rededication of Seerley Hall--if only the walls could talk
Campus News Network 4:3, p.1
9/27/1993 Seerley Hall rededication ceremony; photo.
16 Seerley Hall to be re-dedicated September 8; Homer Seeley's grandson to attend
Public Relations News Release 1993:36, p.1
9/3/1993 Seerley Hall will be rededicated September 8.
17 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.
18 Actions of the General Assembly--1890-1902; finally significant commitment
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.115
7/1/1990 Analysis of the struggles to obtain adequate funding for the Normal School; the millage tax; the Auditorium Building dedication; photo.
19 Administering a burgeoning normal school
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.154
7/1/1990 Debate over the mission of the Normal School; disparity in salary for women and men; duties of Board; organization of library services; photo.
20 Celebrating a half century of service
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.420
7/1/1990 The Campanile project; the 50th commencement; services of the college to the state.
21 Changing the leadership
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.82
7/1/1990 Analysis of the Board's dismissal of Principal Gilchrist and election of Principal Seerley; photo.
22 Continuing common experiences
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.436
7/1/1990 The role of the college in regulating behavior; the influence of religion on students and faculty; photo.
23 Increased needs during a time of economic stress
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.379
7/1/1990 Presidents Seerley's efforts to meet generally austere funding from the General Assembly; photo.
24 Institutional growth and program expansion to 1890
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.107
7/1/1990 Enrollment grows; the Board outlines its authority more clearly; difficulties with the Boarding Department and physical facilities; photo.
25 Institutional growth; transfer of governance to the State Board of Education (1906 through June, 1909)
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.255
7/1/1990 Organization of the school into formal departments; Dean of Women Walker develops guidelines for rooming houses; photo.
26 Meeting educational needs, 1890-1902
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.141
7/1/1990 Organization of academic departments, military studies, the Training School; expansion of the curriculum; photo.
27 Other facets of institutional life
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.484
7/1/1990 Brief survey of founding and activities of faculty social organizations.
28 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.
29 The Board of Education acts to fulfill its mandate
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.282
7/1/1990 Board considers proposal to limit Teachers College to a two year curriculum.
30 The Coordination Plan debated and rescinded
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.295
7/1/1990 President Seerley and school supporters attempt to counter the plan to limit the Teachers College to a two year curriculum; they and their political allies manage to defeat the scheme.
31 The General Assembly and the State Normal School 1904 through 1909
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.237
7/1/1990 Detailed discussion of the various inquiries, investigations, and responses associated with defining the appropriate role for the Normal School; attempts to form a unified governing board for the three state schools; photo.
32 The new administration begins its work
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.95
7/1/1990 Principal Seerley realigns relations with high schools and colleges; assumes new title of President; photo.
33 The principal-elect
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.90
7/1/1990 Detailed sketch of Homer Seerley's personal and educational background; photo.
34 The promise of the twentieth century; the teachers colleges
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.218
7/1/1990 The historical background for the change from normal schools to teachers colleges; photo.
35 Through troubled times (1909-1920)
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.268
7/1/1990 The unified Board of Education gets organized; faculty and curricular changes; photo.
36 World War I and the Teachers College; contention in Cedar Falls
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.348
7/1/1990 Effects of World War I on the campus, curriculum, and students; detailed look at the student teaching controversy with the Cedar Falls schools.
37 New history book on University of Northern Iowa to be released Saturday (April 21).
Public Relations News Release 1989:568, p.1
4/13/1990 William C. Lang author of "A Century of Leadership and Service," presents the history of the University in a manner that is descriptive as well as chronological in nature. Volume I covers the years 1876 to 1928.
38 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.
39 Home management program--training better teachers since 1909
Alumnus 66:1, p.16
2/1/1981 History of home economics courses and home management facilities at UNI; photo.
40 Leaders from teaching tradition affect national education scene
Dreier--William H. (Education Faculty)
Alumnus 61:4, p.14
12/1/1976 Professor Dreier's analysis of UNI's contribution to the national scene; photo.
41 Seerley lamp donated
UNI Century 4:4, p.2
10/1/1976 Letsons donate lamp to UNI Museum; photo.
42 ISNS mission--to train teachers
Alumnus 61:3, p.12
9/1/1976 Early days of the school; photo.
43 A glimpse at wonderful days gone by
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 57:2, p.10
5/1/1972 Recalling early days for returning alumni; photo.
44 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.
45 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.
46 Archives preserves treasures of the past
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 53:3, p.11
9/1/1968 Collections and services offered by University Archives; photo.
47 Old library to be Seerley
College Eye 56:5, p.4
10/13/1961 Old library will honor President Seerley; new building will not be named for an individual.
48 Mark 75th anniversary of H. H. Seerley administration
College Eye 56:3, p.8
9/29/1961 A look at the achievements of the Seerley administration; photo.
49 Pendergraft explains men's dorm names
College Eye 56:2, p.8
9/22/1961 Mary Dieterich suggested "Regents" as name for new men's dorm; Seerley-Baker is now Baker Hall; will reserve the Seerley name for an academic building.
50 Cedar Falls Daily Record reveals historical milestone
Public Relations News Release 1960:378, p.1
4/27/1961 A clipping from the scrapbook of Professor J. O. Perrine reveals the first message to be sent through wireless telegraph from President Homer Seerley to Raymond Pearson of the Iowa State College in Ames.

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