This Week in KU History
Tuesday, June 29, 1948
The Summer Session Kansan reports that the Sleepy Hollow women's residence hall will become the new home of the Don Henry Co-op.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Floyd Temple, head baseball coach at KU from 1954 through 1981, passed away on June 29, 2012.
Friday, June 30, 1939
After leading the University through difficult times during the depression, Chancellor Lindley stepped down from the University's top position and embarked on a much-needed vacation to the Far East. He never made it home alive. He died on August 21, 1940 and was buried at sea.
Wednesday, July 1, 1925
The Kansas Board of Regents votes to accept a $75,000 gift from Elizabeth M. Watkins for the construction of the first KU residence hall for self-supporting women undergraduates.
Tuesday, July 1, 1952
Pharmacology professor Dr. W. Clarke Wescoe becomes dean of the University of Kansas School of Medicine and director of the KU Medical Center, ushering in a period of “momentous change and daring innovation” at 39th and Rainbow Boulevard.