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Ua3/6/3 President's Office-Zacharias Subject File, Wku Archives Jan 2018

Ua3/6/3 President's Office-Zacharias Subject File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Unprocessed subject files created by the President's Office during Donald Zacharias' administration. John Minton served as acting president from January to July 1979. Occasionally files created under his administration are found in the Zacharias papers. They are designated as such in the collection inventories.


Ua1c11/61 Gary Ransdell Photo Collection, Wku Archives, Virginia Brothers, Aaron Shuford Jan 2015

Ua1c11/61 Gary Ransdell Photo Collection, Wku Archives, Virginia Brothers, Aaron Shuford

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs pulled from WKU President Gary Ransdell's papers.


Ua3/5/4 President's Office-Minton Installation File, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/5/4 President's Office-Minton Installation File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records regarding the installation of President John Minton.


Ua3/9/4 President's Office-Ransdell Installation File, Wku Archives, Virginia Brothers Jan 2013

Ua3/9/4 President's Office-Ransdell Installation File, Wku Archives, Virginia Brothers

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created and received by the President’s Office in preparation of Gary Ransdell’s installation as president.


Ua3/9/2 President's Office-Ransdell Subject File, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/9/2 President's Office-Ransdell Subject File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Subject files created by the President’s Office during the Gary Ransdell administration.


Ua3/7/1 President's Office-Alexander Subject/Correspondence File, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/7/1 President's Office-Alexander Subject/Correspondence File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Unprocessed subject / correspondence files created by the President's Office during Kern Alexander's administration.


Ua3/9/5 President's Office-Ransdell Speech File, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/9/5 President's Office-Ransdell Speech File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Speeches written and delivered by Gary Ransdell.


Ua3/7/5 President's Office-Alexander Installation File, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/7/5 President's Office-Alexander Installation File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created about the installation of President Kern Alexander.


Ua3/8/6 President's Office-Meredith Committees & Task Forces, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/8/6 President's Office-Meredith Committees & Task Forces, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Committee and task force files created by the President's Office during Thomas Meredith's tenure as president of WKU.


Ua3/6/8 President's Office-Zacharias Installation File, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/6/8 President's Office-Zacharias Installation File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records regarding the presidential search and installation of President Donald Zacharias


Ua3/8/10 President's Office-Meredith Installation, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/8/10 President's Office-Meredith Installation, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created and received by the President's Office in preparation of Thomas Meredith's installation as president of WKU.


Ua3/9/7 President's Office-Ransdell Correspondence, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/9/7 President's Office-Ransdell Correspondence, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Selected correspondence not duplicated in the Reading File. Contains incoming correspondence and responses.


Ua3/8/11 President's Office-Meredith Publications, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/8/11 President's Office-Meredith Publications, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Publications created by and about the president's office during Thomas Meredith's administration.


Ua3/9/6 President's Office-Ransdell Interviews & Oral History File, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/9/6 President's Office-Ransdell Interviews & Oral History File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Interviews and oral histories with and about Gary Ransdell.


Ua3/1/2/1 President's Office-Cherry - Correspondence - General, Wku Archives Jan 2009

Ua3/1/2/1 President's Office-Cherry - Correspondence - General, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

General correspondence regarding Western Kentucky University. Incoming letters are mainly addressed to Henry Hardin Cherry. Responses are made by Cherry and occasionally by faculty and staff. The president's secretary Mattie McLean is the writer for some of the letters signed by Cherry.

Some of Cherry's personal papers are also found in this series most notably those pertaining to his political aspirations and two candidacies for the Kentucky governorship. Copies of outgoing correspondence begin to appear in Box 1, Folder 50.


Ua3/9/4 Inaugural Address, Gary Ransdell May 1998

Ua3/9/4 Inaugural Address, Gary Ransdell

WKU Archives Records

Inaugural address given by WKU President Gary Ransdell on May 8, 1998.


Ua3/8 Raymond Preston Health & Activities Center Dedication, Wku President's Office Aug 1992

Ua3/8 Raymond Preston Health & Activities Center Dedication, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Dedication program for the Raymond Preston Health & Activities Center.


Ua3/8/8 Thomas Meredith Speech File, Thomas Meredith Jan 1992

Ua3/8/8 Thomas Meredith Speech File, Thomas Meredith

WKU Archives Records

Transcript of speech Higher Education is Good Business for Kentucky delivered to various civic clubs and organizations by WKU President Thomas Meredith. WKU Archives holds audiotape of the speech as well.


Ua3/8/10 Inauguration Of Thomas Carter Meredith, Western Kentucky University Apr 1989

Ua3/8/10 Inauguration Of Thomas Carter Meredith, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Program for WKU President Thomas Meredith's inauguration, includes biographical sketch of Dr. Meredith, list of delegates and events.


Ua3/7/1/2 President's Correspondence - Memo Re: Minorities, Kern Alexander Sep 1987

Ua3/7/1/2 President's Correspondence - Memo Re: Minorities, Kern Alexander

WKU Archives Records

Memo to WKU faculty, staff and students regarding minority recruitment and increased cultural diversity for WKU from president Kern Alexander.


Ua3/7/5 Inauguration Of Samuel Kern Alexander, Jr., Western Kentucky University Dec 1986

Ua3/7/5 Inauguration Of Samuel Kern Alexander, Jr., Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Program of WKU President Kern Alexander's installation includes biographical sketch of Dr. Alexander, list of delegates and activities.


Ua3/7/4/1 Press Conference, Joe Iracane, Kern Alexander, Paul Cook Dec 1985

Ua3/7/4/1 Press Conference, Joe Iracane, Kern Alexander, Paul Cook

WKU Archives Records

Transcript of recorded press conference regarding the selection of Kern Alexander as WKU president. Joe Iracane, Kern Alexander and Paul Cook making statements and fielding unidentified reporters' questions.The recording is approximately 19:15 in length and has been digitized as wav and mp3 files which are available upon request.


Ua3/7/4/3 Press Conference, Joe Iracane Dec 1985

Ua3/7/4/3 Press Conference, Joe Iracane

WKU Archives Records

Transcript of recorded press conference regarding the selection of Kern Alexander as president of WKU. The recording is approximately 12:15 in length and has been digitized as wav and mp3 files which are available upon request.


Ua3/7/4/2 Press Conference, Kern Alexander Dec 1985

Ua3/7/4/2 Press Conference, Kern Alexander

WKU Archives Records

Transcript of recorded press conference segment during the search process for new president. Kern Alexander fielding unidentified reporters' questions. On tape with Board of Regents meeting.


Ua4/2 The Presidential Search Process, Western Kentucky University Sep 1985

Ua4/2 The Presidential Search Process, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Booklet listing the members of the presidential search committee formed to replace Donald Zacharias. Lists members, occupations, home towns and brief biographical sketches of the members. This document is housed in the Office of Budget & Administration papers.


Ua3/6/8 Inauguration Of Dr. Donald W. Zacharias, Western Kentucky University Apr 1980

Ua3/6/8 Inauguration Of Dr. Donald W. Zacharias, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Program of WKU President Donald Zacharias' installation includes a biographical sketch of Dr. Zacharias, list of delegates and activities.


Ua3/5/4/1 John Minton Swearing In, John Minton, Western Kentucky University, Dero Downing, J. David Cole Jan 1979

Ua3/5/4/1 John Minton Swearing In, John Minton, Western Kentucky University, Dero Downing, J. David Cole

WKU Archives Records

Transcription and recording of John Minton's swearing in ceremony which includes remarks by J. David Cole, Judge Charles Reynolds and Dero Downing.


Ua3/4/1 President's Correspondence/Subject File - Continuing Education, Wku President's Office Jan 1977

Ua3/4/1 President's Correspondence/Subject File - Continuing Education, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Memoranda dated August 5, 1975 through January 26, 1977 regarding Continuing Education housed in Dero Downing's presidential files. Correspondents include Dero Downing, Harry Largen, Paul Cook, James Davis, Raymond Carvens, Lynn Greeley, Rhea Lazarus and Carl Chelf.

Includes titled memos:

Bowling Green Community College, 8/5/1975

The Changing Profile of the College Student, 6/11/1976

Continuing Education: Congressional Comments, 5/1976

Proposed Reorganization for Continuing Education and Public Service Programs, 5/26/1976, includes organizational chart


Ua3/4/1 President's Correspondence/Subject File - Continuing Education, Wku President's Office Jan 1976

Ua3/4/1 President's Correspondence/Subject File - Continuing Education, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Memoranda dated January 12 through January 20, 1976 regarding Continuing Education housed in Dero Downing's presidential files. Correspondents include: Raymond Cravens, W.E. Distler and Adron Doran.

Includes titled memos:

Constitution, 1/7/1976, with Consitution of the Continuing Education Council of Kentucky State Colleges and Universities attached.

Continuing Education Council Constitution, 1/20/1976


Ua3/4/1 President's Correspondence/Subject File - Continuing Education, Wku President's Office Jul 1974

Ua3/4/1 President's Correspondence/Subject File - Continuing Education, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Memorandum regarding Continuing Education housed in Dero Downing's presidential files. Correspondents include: Carl Chelf and Wallace Nave.

Includes titled memos:

Continuing Education Credits, Courses, Fees & Stipends, 7/23/1974

Continuing Education Unit Course Proposal