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WKU Archives - Bibliography - Cultural Diversity at WKU

Bibliography - noun, a list often with descriptive or critical notes of writings relating to a particular subject, period, or author [Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary]

These and other sources are available in the Harrison-Baird Reading Room in the Kentucky Building.

Books

Burke, Moica, editor.  A Commemoration of WKU's Integration, 1956-2006, Kentucky Library call number LD5941.W5 C65x, 2006

Articles

College Heights Herald

"6 Students Attacked in Louisville Over Weekend," April 22, 1993.

African American Players

1985 - December 3, p. 6
1993 - March 25
1996 - October 8, p. 14
1999 - March 4, p. 3

African American Studies

1969 - February 20 p. 1 & 27 p. 11
1970 - March 17 p. 2
1971 - February 16, p. 1 & 19 p. 1
1973 - February 16 p. 1
1991 - February 7, p. 6
1992 - April 21 p. 2 & 23 p. 1
1993 - February 11 p. 10
2001 - February 27, p. 7

AIMS (Activating Interest in Minority Students)

1989 - November 14

Alliance of Black Stduent Organizations

1986 - Sept. 30

Amazing Tones of Joy

1974 - November 19, p. 7
1975 - February 11, p. 11
1980 - December 11, p. 7
1982 - April 1, p. 11
1983 - February 24 p. 7
1985 - April 4, p. 2
1990 - October 18 p. 1
1991 - October 31 p. 9
1993 - April 6 p. 1; December 2 p. 1
1994 - February 8 p. 7 & 24 p. 6; March 1 p. 1
1995 - April 11 p. 9
1996 - February 20 p. 9 & April 25 p. 21
2001 - April 17 p. 7
2002 - Mar. 7, p. 5

Association of Black Achievers - 1989 - Oct. 31

Aubespin, Eleska. "Malone Leaving to Take Job in Boston," Aug. 27, 1987.

Bennett, Jacob. "Historic Death on Historic Day - Pioneer Employee Dies on MLK Day, Susan Crabtree obituary, Jan. 18, 2001.

Black Awareness Week

1971 - March 9, p. 1; April 2, p. 1
1972 - February 11, p. 12; April 14, p. 7, 18 p. 7 and 20 p. 5
1974 - February 8 p. 6
1975 - February 8 p. 6
1976 - February 10, p. 5
1977 - January 28 p. 12; February 11, pp. 3 & 5, 18 p. 5, 22 p. 1 and 25 pp. 3 & 7
1979 - February 1 p. 3
1981 - February 19 p. 1
1982 - February 25, p. 9; March 2 p. 5
1983 - February 10 p. 6 and 24 p. 7
1984 - February 7, p. 10 14 p. 15, 21 p. 1 & 27 p. 7
1987 - Februay 19, p. 7
1992 - February 4, p. 1, 18 p. 16, 27 pp. 4 & 12
1993 - February 11, p. 10, 13 p. 8, 23 p. 1 & 25 p. 10

Black History Month - check January and February issues

1989 - January 31 p. 1; Februay 16 p. 1 & 21 p. 3
1990 - February 6 p. 1 & 8 p. 3
1991 - January 24 p. 8; February 12 p. 6
1992 - February 20, p. 13
1993 - February 25 p. 4; March 2 p. 3
1994 - Feb. 1 p. 2, 8 p. 1, 10 p. 1, 15 p. 9, 17 p. 1, 22 p. 1 & 24 p. 4
1998 - Feb. 26

Black Student Fellowship

1987 - Dec. 8
1991 - Feb. 21

Black Student Retention Office

1989 - Feb. 7
1991 - Feb. 21, Feb. 28, March 7
1993 - Dec. 7

Black Student Union

1970 - Oct. 10
1980 - Jan. 29

"Black Students Find Support on Campus," March 24, 1994

"Black Students Have Been Joining Traditional White Fraternities and Sororities," April 9, 1992.

Black Unity Alliance - 1988 - April 19

Blacks & Minorities

1975 - Jan. 24, p. 8 Howard Bailey
1976 - Jan. 20, p. 1 Howard Bailey
1980 - Jan. 29, p. 1; Feb. 7, p. 1; April 10, p. 11
1981 - Jan. 20, p. 1
1984 - Feb. 16, p. 1; April 3, p. 11 & 10 p. 5
1986 - March 4, p. 1; Sep. 25, p. 12 & 30 p. 3; Nov. 11, p. 1 1987 - April 30, p. 1; July 14, p. 1
1988 - April 19, p. 12; Nov. 10, p. 1 and 15, p. 4; Nov. 15, p. 6 Howard Bailey
1989 - Jan. 24, p. 1; Feb. 7 p. 3 & 23, p. 14 & 28 p. 2; March 16, p. 1; Aug. 24, p. 2; Sep. 19 pp. 1, 1B & 7B; Dec. 7, p. 24
1990 - Jan. 11 p. 2 & 25 p. 1; March 29 p. 3; April 3 pp. 1 & 15; Oct. 18, p. 15 Dec. 6 p. 2A
1991 - Feb. 21 p. 1; March 12 p. 12 & Sept. 26, p. 10 Howard Bailey
1992 - Feb. 13 p. 11, 18 p. 1 & 25 p. 1; Nov. 17 pp. 6-7
1993 - Oct. 5 p. 9
1994 - Feb. 3, pp. 1 & 3; Feb. 15, p. 1 Howard Bailey; Nov. 3, p. 1 & 7
1995 - Jan. 31 p. 12; Feb. 2, p. 7 & 23 p. 6; March 2 p. 4; April 11, p. 14 , 18 p. 6, 25 p. 1 & 27 p. 1
1996 - Feb. 6 p. 1, 15 p. 1, 27 pp. 3 & 7 & 29 p. 7; April 11 p. 1, 16 p. 1 & 18 p. 12; Oct. 7, p. 3 Howard Bailey
2000 - Aug. 24 p. 6 Howard Bailey
2001 - February 22, p. 9 Howard Bailey

Bricking, Tanya. "She's On Your Level," Dec. 6, 1990, re: Phyllis Gatewood.

Brown, Abbey.  "Admissions Director Hired," Oct. 28, 1999. [Finley Baird Woodward]

"Campus Group to Address Needs of Black Journalists," Jan. 14, 1986

"Candlelight VIgit to Promote Racial Unity," Oct. 20, 1992.

Cecil, Jill.  "Western May Fall Short of Minority Goals," Aug. 30, 1994, WKU Ranked 6th in State.

"Chairman Picked for Panel Studying Minority Survey," March 13, 1980.

Clark, Ashlee. "New Campus Organization Formed for Latin American Students," Oct.23, 2003. [International Students]

"Council on Equal Opportunity to Examine Western's Minority Recruiting Efforts," Feb. 19, 1991.

Daniels, Jerry.  "College: Baird Wants Minorities to Know It's Possible," Sept. 2, 1993.

"Dean of Student Life, Western Student of the 1960's, Reflects on Discrimination Problems Affecting Blacks at WKU," Nov. 15, 1988.

"Discrimination Lives on at Western and Elsewhere Twenty Years After Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death," Jan. 14, 1988.

Diversity Coalition

2000 - Feb. 8, p. 6 & 17; April 6 p. 5 & 11; Oct. 31, p. 3
2001 - April 19, p. 5 & April 24 p. 5; Oct. 11 p. 1 & Oct. 30 p. 1; Nov. 1, p. 2

"Feature Writer Finds Blacks, Whites Still Separate," March 8, 1977.

"Forum Opens Door on Closet Racism at WKU," March 29, 1990.

Hannah, Jim. "Hiring Practices Reviewed," April 25, 1995.

Holman, Connie & Monte Young. "Two Blacks Recall Early Integration, Prejudice Here," Nov. 2, 1978.

Jackson, Lisa. "Number of Black WKU Students Now on Decline," Jan. 5, 1990.

Johnson, Kenesha.  "Minorities Lean on Woods," Feb. 15, 2000.

Key, Julius. "Students Will Miss Malone," Sept. 1, 1987, re: Shirley Malone.

"Ku Klux Klan Rally Prompts Racism Forum," Oct. 10, 1991.

LaBelle, Charbonee.  "Junior Black Faculty Program 'Doing Its Job'," April 18, 1996.

Lega. Stephen. "CHE Checks Affirmative Action Goals," Aug. 22, 1996.

Lord, Joseph. "Hiring of Black Faculty Still an Uphill Battle," Feb. 25, 2003.

"Low Number of Blacks at Western Hurts Whites as Well as Blacks," Nov. 15, 1988.

Loyal, Taylor. "Tops Beat Cats, Race Barriers 30 Years Ago," Nov. 11, 2001.

Lynn, Kelley.  "New Club Provides Support for Jewish Students," Dec. 9, 1997.

"Minority Concerns Still Up in the Air," April 25, 1991

Miss Black Western - see WKU Beauty Queens

Olmstead, Mikki.  "International Students Leaving Their Western 'Home'," Sep. 24, 1996.

"Problems Haven't Gone Away Says Phyllis Gatewood," Aug. 29, 1991.

"Races Encouraged to Socialize at Discussino Sponsored by the Black Student Alliance and the United Student Activists," April 10, 1990.

"Recruiting of Minority Teachers Questioned," Feb. 26, 1991.

"Speaker: Success Requires Commitment, Initiative," March 8, 1994.

Tutt, Allison.  "Black Woman Joins White Sorority - A Campus First," August 22, 1989 re: Jessica Mack.

Schlangenhauf, Ann. "Former Student Hired to Recruit Minorities," Feb. 10, 1987.

Scholarships

"4 Minority Scholarships Resolution Being Considered," Dec. 9, 1993.

"After Five Months, No Decision Made on Minority Awards," March 10, 1994.

"ASG Proposal Would Give Non-Blacks Minority Scholarships," March 7, 1991

"In Awarding of Scholarships at Western, Minority Means Black," Jan. 29, 1991.

"Minorities Question Scholarship Process," Feb. 19, 1991.

"More Scholarships Available to Other Than Blacks," Nov. 18, 1993.

"Resolution Written Requesting 4 Scholarships for Minority Students Other Than Blacks," Nov. 16, 1993.

"Studying to be Teachers May be Eligible for New Scholarship Program," April 20, 1993.

"Student Leaders Say Negative Word-of-Mouth About Western Discourages Black Students from Attending University," Sep. 5, 1991.

Ubiquity

"Magazine for Minorities," March 13, 1980

"Magazine for Minorities Has Grown Into Business," Sept. 23, 1980

United Black Greeks

"Annual Stepshow in Center Theatre," Oct. 20, 1987

"Approval Blocked by Constitutional Provision," Nov. 14, 1975

"Early Approval for Organization Expected," Nov. 7, 1975

"Receives University Recognition," April 20, 1976

"Snags Still Hold Up Recognition," Feb. 10, 1976

"'Stepping' Planned by Groups After Homecoming Game," Oct. 27, 1977

 "United Black Greeks Offers Two Scholarships," March 31, 1994

United Black Students

1970 - May 1, p. 1 and September 29, p. 3
1972 - February 15, p. 12
1973 - September 18 p. 3 and 21 p. 1

"Active Status Slated for UBS," Nov. 17, 1977

"Black Campus Organizations Collaborate to Sponsor Dance," Oct. 11, 1984

"Black History Week Activities Scheduled," Feb. 5, 1981

"Black History Week Planned," Jan. 17, 1984

"Black Unity is the Goal of UBS and UBG," Jan. 25, 1983

"Blacks Honor Heritage," Feb. 26, 1985

"Blacks Urged to Become More Involved," Aug. 30, 1983

"Freedom March 1983 is Kickoff Event for Black History Week," Feb. 15, 1983

"Freedom March 1984," Feb. 7, 1984

"Group Discusses Role in Fashion Fair," Nov. 8, 1983

"Group Plans Seminar on Contemporary Black Role Models," March 15, 1984

"Group Prepared for Homecoming," Sept. 13, 1983

"Group Seeks NAACP Chapter at Western," Jan. 17, 1978

"Group Seeks Support for Jesse Jackson's Presidential Campaign," Feb. 14, 1984

"Group to Choose Homecoming Queen Candidate," Sept. 20, 1983

"Homecoming Preparations Discussed at Meeting of UBS," Oct. 11, 1983

"Lectures to Help Undecided Majors," March 9, 1978

"Low Attendance Cancels UBS Officer Nominations," Nov. 22, 1983

"Minority Panel Discusses Relationships on Western's Predominantly White Campus," April 2, 1987

"Motivation is UBS Theme for This Year," Sept. 8, 1983

"New President Named," Jan. 24, 1984

"Officers Elected," April 24, 1984

"Officers Elected," Dec. 1, 1983

"Organization to Meet After Two Years," Oct. 13, 1977

"Organizations Plans for the Year are Told," Sept. 21, 1982

"Policy Concerning Non-Black Membership May Be Changed," April 17, 1984

"President Pam Cunningham Pleased With Group's Progress," Dec. 6, 1983

"Seminar of Contemporary Role Models Planned," March 29, 1984

"Seminar Speakers Announced," March 22, 1984

"Seventy-five Students Meet to Discuss Reorganizing," Oct. 18, 1977

"UBS Members Teach Black History to Elementary Students," Oct. 14, 1986

"UBS President Turner Feels Blacks Lack Overall Leadership," April 19, 1974

"UBS to Sponsor Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday March," Jan. 14, 1988

"United Black Students Inactive," Sept. 27, 1974

"United Black Students," Oct. 17, 1978

"Workshop Explains Purpose of UBS," Feb. 21, 1984

"'Unity' in Swahili is Name of Club That Unites Independents," April 19, 1983 [Umoja]

Welch, Jeff. "Minority Director Starts 'In High Gear' to Aid Students," April 7, 1988.

"Western's New Vita Bank Betters Minority Job Chances," Sept. 19, 1991.

Young, Monte & Pat Hohman. "Retiring Black Professor Remembers How it Was," April 8, 1977.

Park City Daily News

"Alexander Wins Title," April 6, 1990 [Miss Black Western]

"Alumni Organization Honors Western's Bailey," March 19, 2001.

"Amazing Tones of Joy to Perform at College Choir Explosion March 4, Feb. 23, 2006.

Associated Press. "Black Faculty Numbers Drop," August 25, 1986.

"Bailey Completes the Search Committee," March 11, 1996.

"Black Educators Here Honored at Western," March 1, 1992.

"Blacks Upset by Story," April 30, 1987.

Bratcher, Janice.  "International Students Feel Christmas Spirit," Nov. 27, 1989.

Carmichael, Alicia.  "African Native Loves Helping," June 13, 2005, Irene Achampong

"Galleries Prepare to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy," Jan. 5, 2006

Cetawayo, Ameerah.  "Students Lament Lack of Leaders," Feb. 14, 2006.

"College Hill Excluded rom Board Work," November 15, 1989.

Craig, Courtney. "Minority Teachers in Demand," Nov. 15, 2004

Dennis, Andy.  "Christmas Memories Transcend . . ." Dec. 25, 2003

Dooley, Jason. "Foreign Students Face Tougher Scrutiny," Dec. 14, 2001 [International Students]

"Students, Faculty Talk Race at WKU," Feb. 10, 2004.

"WKU's International Student Numbers Grow Slightly," Nov. 9, 2003.

"Duncan Named to Hear Ogden Lease Test Suit," July 26, 1960

"Events Celebrate Black History Month," Feb. 19, 1998.

"Events Planned in Memory of King," Jan. 20, 1991.

"Finley Woodward Has Been Named Associate Director of Admissions," Oct. 26, 1999.

"Foreign Students on Western Chapel Program," March 7, 1950 [International Students]

Frey, Trevor.  "The Right Steps at WKU," photos of International Dance Contest, Apr. 15, 2006.

Gaines, Ray.  "Park Row Paragraphs," Mar. 18, 1954

Garrett, Angela.  "Black History Month to be Marked at WKU," Jan. 31, 1991.

"March Honors King's Achievements," Jan. 22, 1991 [Martin Luther King Day]

"Minority Conditions Progress Said Slow at Western Kentucky," Aug. 30, 1991.

Harvey, Alyssa. "Black 'Voices' Raised," Feb. 11, 1999.

"[Lionel] Hampton Remembered," Sep. 7, 2002 [Margaret Munday]

Hawkins, Ronald. "Activities Aplenty for King Birthday," Jan. 15, 1993 [Martin Luther King Day]

"Daughter of Malcom X Talks at WKU," Feb. 23, 1993.

"WKU Crowd Remembers Slain Leader," Jan. 19, 1993 [Martin Luther King Day]

Hixson, Walter. "Hostages Won't be Harmed, Say Iranians at Western," Nov. 9, 1979

"Honor Society Helps Black Students Make Adjustment to University Life," Apr. 13, 1984

"Human Relations Center," July 27, 1967

Imel, Joe. "Pageant Performance," photograph of Miss Black Western pageant, April 9, 1993.

"International Recipes Wanted for Cookbook," Sep. 10, 1992 [International Students]

"Iranian Students Are Questioned," Nov. 20, 1979

Jackson, Lisa. "Commission Act Small Victory for Fraternity Foes, June 21, 1989.

"King to be Commemorated in City," Jan. 12, 1989

Jordan, Natalie. "International Night Offers a Glimpse at the Globe," Apr. 12, 2008. [International Students]

"Western Marks Black History Month," Jan. 31, 2008.

"Kidnap Threat Brings Warning," Nov. 15, 1979 [Iran]

Kleffman, Todd.  "Keeping Dream Alive: WKU, Others Will Pay Tribute to King, Jan. 17, 1997.  [Martin Luther King Day]

Lewis, Clinton. "Black History Month Kickoff," Feb. 6, 2001.

"Stess Splashdown," April 29, 2004 [C.J. Woods]

Loyal, Taylor. "Minority Teachers Sought," Nov. 20, 2003

"Program Lets Pupils Meet Heroes," Nov. 19, 2002 [C.J. Woods]

"Malone-Fenner," May 8, 1988.  [Shirley Malone]

"March, Program Set at WKU," Jan. 21, 1991 [Martin Luther King Day]

Martin, John. "Some of WKU's Foreign Students Spend Holidays Away from Home," Dec. 20, 1996.  [International Students]

"Minority Scholarships Available at Western," Aug. 17, 1999

"Miss Black Western Pageant," April 4, 1990.

Mitchell, Ron. "Iranians at WKU in Clear," Nov. 23, 1979

"Iranians See Lack of Understanding," Nov. 19, 1979

"Rally 'Celebrates' America," Nov. 16, 1979 [Iran]

Morris, Rebecca. Kuwaiti Students' Hopes Are Raised by US Bombings," Jan. 17, 1991.

"Resistance Dangerous for Kuwaitis at Home, Students at WKU Say," Sep. 26, 1990.

"Ogden-Western Lease Upheld," July 25, 1960

Overstreet, Melinda. "Enter the Dragon," Feb. 5, 2000. [International Students]

"Photo Contest, Exhibit Opening This Week," Dec. 6, 2006. [Struggling Women in the World]

Plumlee, Mitchell. "Indian Students Echo World's Support for War on Terrorists," Oct. 11, 2011.  [International Students]

"Potluck Dinner to be Held at WKU," Apr. 16, 1990 [International Students]

"Pro-American Rally," Nov. 18, 1979 [Iran]

Purcell, Denise. "Western Seeks More Minority Hiring," Aug. 29, 1990.

"Rapper, Ice T, Music, Dance Accent Month," Jan. 31, 2002.

Rivers, Margo. "Chinese Students Say Their Country Taking Right Steps," Apr. 9, 2001.  [International Students] 

"Group is Working to Retain Minorities," Dec. 2, 1999

"Judge Joe Brown to Speak at MLK Celebration," Jan. 16, 2002.

"Says Trustees Work Towards Reopening Ogden," June 6, 1956

Severs, Ed. "WKU is Making Progress - More Black Teachers and Administrators at WKU," Oct. 17, 1983.

Sisco, Scott. "BG Residents From India Say Sympathies Are With Relatives," Jun. 5, 2002. [International Students]

"Students Living in Bowling Green from Vastly Different Cultures Get a Few Tips," Aug. 29, 2002 [International Students]

"Western Set to Honor Black History, Culture," Feb. 1, 2003.

Stapleton, Becky & Arlene Levinson. "Foreign Students Withdraw from 200 Campuses," Oct. 6, 2001 [International Students]

"State Seeks Ruling on Desegregation Efforts," June 2, 1987

Story, Justin. "Class Gets Cultural Insight," Jan. 18, 2008. [International Students]

"Students Sit-In," Sept. 6, 1972

Summers, Jason. "CHE is Unhappy with Western's Minority Results," June 4, 1991.

"Student Life Dean Elected to Regents," June 18, 2000 [Howard Bailey]

"Tones Make Joyous Noise at Competition," March 15, 2006.

Waters, Jim. "Students From Around the Globe Find That Barriers of Business Are Disappearing," Sep. 17, 2002 [International Students]

"Western Group Plans Chinese Moon Festival," Sep. 26, 2002. [International Students]

"Western Offering Array of Activities for Black History," Jan. 31, 2007.

"Western Teachers' Ed Program Given Funds," Aug. 3, 1995.

"Western to Be Opened to Negroes," May 24, 1956

"Western Trade School Opens Doors to Negroes; One Enrolled," Oct. 18, 1955

"Western's Bailey Appointed to BGMU Board," July 10, 2007.

"Western's Woods is Human Rights Chair," Oct. 22, 2003.

White, Brian. "Black History Celebration: WKU Has Many Events on Schedule," Jan. 30, 2006.

Wilkerson, Larry.  "Foreign Students Face Financial Problems," Apr. 5, 1970 [International Students]

"WKU Fills Position," January 19, 1988 [Della Elliott]

Other Periodicals

On Campus

Hall, Jeff. "Finley Baird: She's Making a Difference," November 17, 1993.

Parsley, Kimberly.  "Bailey Brings Staff Concerns to Board," August 2000.

The Personnel File

"Howard Bailey, Interested in Student Affairs," Vol. 1, No. 6, February 1982.

Voice

"Amazing Tones of Joy," Fall 1987

"Gatewood in Recruitment, Malone in Retention," Spring 1987, Vol. VI, No. 3.

Jones, LaMont Jr. "A Fond Farewell and a Look Ahead," Vol. VII, No. 1, Fall 1987 re: Shirley Malone.

Louisville Courier-Journal

"Accord Reached on Plan to Speed Desegregation of State's Universities," June 23, 1983

Associated Press. "15 Graduate From Program Training Blacks as Principals," July 2, 1999

"Black-executive Ranks Drop at State Colleges," March 31, 1981.

"Bowling Green Seeking Black, Female Police," July 25, 1980. Protective Service Recruitment Team to visit WKU.

"Effort to Desegregate State's Universities is Praised in Report,"  August 30, 1986. Report issued by Council on Higher Education.

"Number of WKU Black Faculty Unchanged Since 1977,"  October 26, 1982.

"Panel is Told WKU Needs More Blacks on Faculty," June 16, 1983.

"Western Must Do More for Minority Faculty, Students, Education Panel Says," June 6, 1991.

"WKU Leaders, Blacks Criticize Student Story on Single Mom," May 7, 1987.

Baye, Betty.  "Two Accomplished African-Americans Move into WKU's Top Ranks," September 11, 2003.

Crossley, Cynthia. "WKU Black Students Confront President on Minority Issues," Feb. 14, 1991.

"Desegregation Plan's Effect on WKU to be Minimal, Jan. 22, 1982

Edwards, Virginia & Richard Wilson. "State's Schools Prepare for Check of Iranian Students," Nov. 13, 1979

Embry, Mike. "National Conference to Ponder How to Recruit Minorities into Teaching," Jan. 14, 1994.

Epstein, Robin. "State's Colleges Join Efforts Nationwide to Recruit Minorities," Oct. 8, 1990.  WKU 598 black students registered, 5.7% of total 8.1% is 1995 goal.

Graves, George. "State Level of Tenured Black Faculty Slips to 10-Year Low, Aug. 26, 1986.

"State Universities Still Lag on Filling Higher Posts with Blacks," April 7, 1987.  Report from the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights.

Hershberg, Ben. "Intense Recruiting Boosts Black Enrollment at State Schools," Jan. 13, 1994

"Integrated at Home, Not at School, Sept. 15, 1987

Kenning, Chris. WKU Scholarships Geared Toward Minority Teachers," April 1, 2001.

"Kentucky College Enrollment Up, But Lags for Blacks," Oct. 27, 1988

"McDaniels Faces Dilemma," Feb. 17, 1967

Muhammad, Lawrence. "Public Schools Partnership Gets Grant to Recruit Minority Teachers," Oct. 5, 1993.

"Negro Students at Western Claim Discrimination," Oct. 3, 1970

"Ogden College Plans Divorce from Western," June 7, 1956

"Ogden Regent Says Western to Get Lease," June 8, 1956

"Percentage of Black Enrollment Drops at Four State Universities," Aug. 30, 1991

Pitsch, Mark. "Student Visas May Face More Scrutiny," Sep. 24, 2001. [International Students]

Poynter, Chris.  "Innovative School, Medical Programs," May 19, 1999

"Prize Oration Urges Justice for Negroes," June 5, 1944

"Some Ripples in Western's Smooth Integration," Apr. 5, 1970

"State Colleges Said Complying in Desegregation," Aug. 31, 1986

"State Replies to Federal Order for Desegregation Plan," Feb. 12, 1981

"State Schools' Effort to Recruit Blacks is a Failure -- And a Success," June 1, 1987

"Universities Fall Short of Black Enrollment Goals," Nov. 26, 1985

Walfoort, Nina.  "U of L Falling Short in Battle to Hire, Retain Black Faculty," Jan. 11, 1993.  WKU 1987 black faculty 10 (1.9%), 1991 16 (3%), 1994 goal 2.8%.

"Western Picked for Antibias Center," Jan. 24, 1966

Wilson, Richard.  "College Gets Failing Grade on Faculty Integration," Feb. 15, 1979.  WKU 557, 5 blacks (.9%), 153 women (27.5%).

"Colleges Using All Their Faculties to Attract Minority Professors," Aug. 6, 1984.

"WKU President Issues Responses to KSU Head," June 25, 1983.

Russellville News-Democrat & Leader

Cassady, Pam. "Margaret Munday Didn't Know She Was Making Black History; Auburn Woman was WKU Pioneer," Feb. 26, 2007.

 

Talisman

"Howard Bailey: Black Student Leader," 1971, pp. 92-93. 

Schilling, Stephanie. "In Harmony," 1988, pp. 149-151.

Documents & Primary Sources

Get on the Bus, online exhibit

UA1B University Wide Committees/Events

UA1B1/1 Rodes-Helm Lecture Series - collection inventory

UA1B Black History Month Film Series 

Bailey, Howard and O'Connor, John, et al.  "Ethnic Relations Task Force Report," August 3, 1998.

UA1F Jonesville Vertical File

UA1F Cultural Diversity at WKU 1944-1988 

UA1F Cultural Diversity at WKU 1989-2008   

UA2 Board of Regents - Meeting Minutes

1920 - May 5 - digitized
1971 - April 21 - African American Studies
1974 -

Jan. 12 - Asian Studies
June 19 - Affirmative Action

1979 - Jan. 27, Dec. 1 - Affirmative Action
1982 -

Jan. 21, Jan. 30, June 26, Aug. 20, Oct. 28 - Affirmative Action
June 26 - Desegregation

UA3/1/2/1 Henry Cherry Correspondence - collection inventory

UA3/3/1 Kelly Thompson Subject/Correspondence File - collection inventory

James Pope Correspondence re: Minorities 

UA3/4/1 Dero Downing - Correspondence - collection inventory

UA3/5/1 John Minton - Correspondence/Subject File - inventory

UA3/6/2 Donald Zacharias - Papers - inventory

Memo June 9, 1982 re: Desegregation Plan Progress Report  

UA3/7 Kern Alexander's Papers - collection inventory

Memorandum Sept. 30, 1987

Trends in Minority Student Enrollment, Recruitment & Retention 

UA3/8 Thomas Meredith Papers - collection inventory

Minority Recruitment & Retention Plan   

Resolution on Minority Recruitment  

UA4/2 Academic Budgets & Administration - Correspondence - inventory

UA11/2 University Relations

Black Educators from Bowling Green / Warren County to be Honored   

UA12/1 Student Affairs

Black Participation in Student Activities    

Final Report on Black Awareness Week

Statement April 1987   

UA12/2/7 Panhellenic Council - collection inventory

UA12/2/12 Kappa Alpha Psi - collection inventory

UA12/2/13 Alpha Phi Alpha - collection inventory

UA12/2/17 Black Student Union - collection inventory

UA12/2/23 United Black Students - collection inventory

UA12/2/24 International Club - collection inventory

UA12/2/25 United Student Activists

Black History Month

UA12/3 Student Government Association - digitized

UA12/6 Diversity Programs - collection inventory

Black Awareness Week Memorial Service 

Black Awareness Week Schedule of Events 

Black History Month Calendars of Events

1999 
20002002, 2003, 2004, 2004 addendum,  2005 
20062008

Black Student Development at WKU 

English Department Event  

Martin Luther King Day Celebration 

WKU Higher Education Desegregation Plan for the Recruitment of Minority Students

Voice - newsletter published between 1983 and 1997.

UA19/2 Basketball - collection inventory

UA36 University Senate

Faculty Work Loads Results - digitized
Meeting Minutes - Oct. 12, 1978 - digitized

UA36I/30 Lowell Harrison Personal Papers - collection inventory

UA51 WKU University Libraries

African American Read-In 

Black History Month at Your Library   

UA51/3/4 Kentucky Library & Museum Events

Black History Month Events 

Celebrate Black History Month  

UA68/13 Journalism & Broadcasting 

UA68/13/2 Meeting Minutes - inventory
UA68/13/4 Publications - inventory

UA94/6/1 Student/Alumni Personal Papers - collection inventory

Russell Vertner - A Study & Comparison of Attitudes in Relation to Black Students at Western, 1970  

UA94/6/3 Student/Alumni Publications - collection inventory

Harris, Mike. "Black Students Unite," The Expatriate, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1970.

FA192 Johnson, Dale - Interview with Althea Carter - Folklife Archives

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