1990-1999

Celebrating Where Education Means the World

As TU prepares for the 21st Century, the theme of global interaction is at the heart of the institution's mission... Robert H. Donaldson becomes TU's 15th president (1990-1995)... new exchange programs initiated with numerous foreign countries... TU goes to the Freedom Bowl... McFarlin Library collections total 3.1 million items... TU celebrates 100th Anniversary of Kendall College/The University of Tulsa (1894-1994)... Robert "Bob" Lawless becomes TU's 16th president (1996-2004)... TU joins Western Athletic Conference... University School opens new facility... first class of Presidential Scholars enters TU... New Century Campaign ends on a high note, reaching $108,500,000 (1993-1998)... the new Donald W. Reynolds Center is dedicated... TU students continue the University's winning tradition in competition for prominent national awards, including Goldwater, Truman, Fulbright, Department of Defense, National Science Foundation, Udall and Marshall scholarships.


Among the Heritage items shown:

1991 Kendallabrum... Alumni Dinner Dance program, Homecoming '90 "Let Us Entertain You!"... Freedom Bowl VIII program... September 1992 issue of Dialog publication, announcing Homecoming '92 "Get Your Kicks On Route 66"... ticket for first basketball game played in new Donald W. Reynolds Center (December 29, 1998)... sequined sneaker from the 1999 President's Council "Tux 'n Tennies" dinner party.