1960-1969

Celebrating TU's 75th Diamond Jubilee

New buildings and facilities dot the campus, including Oliphant Hall, Mabee Gymnasium, Twin Towers, La Fortune Hall, and McFarlin Library addition... Petroleum Information Service and Petroleum Abstracts continues to spotlight TU internationally.... Parriott Fellowships announced... TU goes to the Bluebonnet Bowl twice... Skelly Stadium enlarged to 40,000+... Management Development Center established... first Parents Weekend observed... TU baseball team runner-up in College World Series... TU enrollment tops 6,000 students... growing concern among students over Vietnam War... Eugene L. Swearingen becomes TU's 12th president (1967-1968), followed by J. Paschal Twyman, the 13th president (1968-1989).


Among the Heritage items shown:

1968 Kendallabrum... 1966-67 Sigma Chi fraternity membership photo... 1960-1961 "Shout" Student Handbook... May 17, 1961 issue of The Tulsa Collegian... TU coffee mug... October 1969 Tulsa magazine featuring "Faces of Academia"... 1964 Bluebonnet Bowl Ash Tray... engineer's slide rule... 1962-1963 TU student season pass.