Proposal for State University in Western Iowa, 1968

Collection Overview

Title: Proposal for State University in Western Iowa, 1968

Record Series: 01/01/01 [Box 30]

Record Group:

01/01/01 Board of Regents Collection

Creator: Iowa State Board of Regents

Date: 1968

Extent: 1 box (0.42 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains print materials prepared for the Iowa State Board of Regents related to the proposal of a public university in western Iowa. The materials, all dated 1968, include a memorandum from R. Wayne Richey and accompanying meeting minutes; and three volumes prepared by the management consultant firm Cresap, McCormick, and Paget in collaboration with the Perkins & Will Partnership, Architects.


Box 1

  • Folder 1: Memorandum and Minutes of the Meeting of the Regents Professional Advisory Committee for the Western Iowa Institution, October 24, 1968. Electronic copy.
  • Folder 2: Proposed Characteristics and Location of a New State institution of Higher Education in Western Iowa, Volume I: Educational Considerations Regarding a New Institution. Electronic copy.
  • Folder 3: Proposed Characteristics and Location of a New State institution of Higher Education in Western Iowa, Volume II: Location of a New Institution and Cost Considerations. Electronic copy.
  • Folder 4: Proposed Characteristics and Location of a New State institution of Higher Education in Western Iowa, Volume III: Planning, Site, and Development Characteristics. Electronic copy.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Library Associate Dave Hoing, April 2017. Updated October 2017 and February 2018 (dh). Linear feet updated August 8, 2017. Updated by Jaycie Vos, December 2018 and by Tessa Wakefield, March 2020.