1970-1979

Celebrating The Expansion Years

Expansion continues as new buildings arise: John Rogers Hall (Law), Chapman Hall (Nursing), McFarlin Library underground addition, Whitney Hall/Shaw Alumni Center, Chapman Center for Communicative Disorders, and the new Kendall Hall... Leta Chapman Theatre opens... full accreditation of all Doctoral programs... Division of Continuing Education established... TU goes to the Independence Bowl... annual TU Distinguished Alumni awards inaugurated in 1972... Alexandre Hogue Gallery opens... TU cheerleading squad selected as one of top five in the country... Office of International Student Services created... TU Alumni Clubs organized throughout the nation.


Among the Heritage items shown:

1979 Kendallabrum... original souvenir brick from Kendall Hall (1908-1972)... Tulsa Hurricane luggage tag... The University of Tulsa: A History, 1882-1972, by Guy William Logsdon... "Music from The University of Tulsa" long-play record... 1976-77 Missouri Valley Conference Basketball Preview.