Accessible Timeline

Old Central officially became the Oklahoma Museum for Higher Education under the...

Hoping to make incoming freshman and transfer students feel more welcomed, OSU started...

OSU alum, Dr. Leroy Coggins (CVM '57), developed the Coggins Test, which has been...

Although students of American Indian heritage had participated in the Ittanaha Club...

A symbol of Oklahoma State University's international programs around the world as...

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, unrest was common on U.S. campuses and OSU was...

Minnesota senator and former vice president Hubert Humphrey visited OSU to conduct a...

Under the direction of Steve Hiney, Varsity Revue staged its first performance in the...

The Athletics Expansion Program was launched in 1971 and chaired by former football...

KOSU-FM went from 500 watts to 100,000 watts and became the first station in Oklahoma...

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...