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Dr. Howard J. Shipp Jr. became the first African American counselor at OSU in 1971,...

One of the Southwest's finest theater-music facilities, the Seretean Center for the...

"The Will Rogers Papers," one of the volumes in the Will Rogers Series produced by OSU...

The Chi Omega Clock was given to the university as a gift from the Chi Omega sorority...

Henry P. Iba, known as "Mr. Basketball" retired in 1970 with plenty for OSU fans to...

The last wing of the Agricultural Hall, on the corner of Farm Road and Monroe, was...

Alumnus Bud Seretean announces his $500,000 gift, the largest donation to OSU to that...

For seventy years, the Library Building (Williams Hall) had graced the OSU campus as...

In spring of 1965 students approved an additional fee to help construct a physical...

Dr. Earl D. Mitchell became the university's first tenured black professor in 1969...

The First Black Heritage Week was held in 1968 and honored Dr. Melvin B. Tolson Sr.,...

OSU began its relationship with NASA in 1968 when the space agency selected the...

The Afro-American Society, now known as the African American Student Association, was...

President Robert Kamm turned on the floodlights to illuminate the library tower for...

Although it had grown slowly but steadily in the level of private support provided to...

Educational Television Services became the forerunner of a pacesetting...

Governor Dewey Bartlett appointed Herman E. Duncan to the Board of Regents for...

In the spring of 1967 a crowd gathered on the library lawn to protest some...

Athletic fundraising, which started with the OSU Educational Foundation in 1959, is...

Lela O'Toole, home economics dean, was named by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson as...

Dr. Robert B. Kamm, OSU’s former dean of Arts and Sciences, was chosen to serve as the...

Willham Hall opened in 1966. Considered a state-of-the-art facility at the time, the...

With leadership from Dean Melvin Lohmann (pictured), the College of Engineering,...

A style show (pictured) was among the first activities organized to celebrate Mom’s...

Through their research at the Pawhuska Station, Drs. William Brock and Charles Pearson...

Ground was broken to start construction on a new building for the College of Business...

Henry P. Iba was named the coach of the USA Olympic basketball team for the Summer...

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education designated the Division of Home...

With the addition of Wentz Hall in 1964, the cluster of buildings on the southwest...

Winning the U.S. National Golf Championship at the Wichita Country Club culminated a...

Wayne W. Miller became the second director of Oklahoma State University School of...

The OSU Interfraternity Council, the governing body of the fraternities, won the...

What is now known as the Willham House, at 1600 N. Washington St., was first used as a...

Organized by the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (...

The Oklahoma State University Development Foundation is officially created on January...

Oklahoma State University entered into an agreement with Oklahoma City University in...