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    • "Board Named to Select New President"

    • 1968-05-16
    • After President Quill E. Cope's resignation, a board had to be named to find his successor. This newspaper clipping includes quotes from Cope's resignation speech. Cope was the fourth MTSU president; he was leaving MTSU to return to teaching at the...
    • Cope, Quill Evan; Resignation; College presidents; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "It really happened..."

    • 1965-11-02
    • Details the experiences of women at Middle Tennessee State Normal School; written in response to the double standards placed on MTSU co-eds
    • Women college students; Middle Tennessee State Normal School--History; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "It's getting 'drafty' here"

    • 1967-11-07
    • Provides details of how MTSU's Graduate School would be affected by the new draft law
    • Draft; United States. Selective Service System; Graduate students; Women; Veterans--Education; Council of Graduate Schools in the United States; Middle Tennessee State University
    • "Kennedy 'dissents' to 12,000 at Vanderbilt"

    • 1968-03-28
    • A review of a speech given by Robert Kennedy at Vanderbilt in March of 1968, taken from MTSU's Sidelines Newspaper
    • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968; Presidential candidates; IMPACT Symposium (Vanderbilt University); Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    • American Negro

    • 1968-03-18
    • Discusses equality and sense of belonging in America
    • African Americans--Social conditions; Civil rights--United States; Racism--United States; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Constitution revamp continues in ASB

    • 1966-03-01
    • Call's article describes the proposed Associated Student Body constitutional changes (Replacing the word "college" with University, allowing women and juniors to run for A.S.B. president, and raising the GPA required to run) and the arguments that...
    • Student government; Middle Tennessee State University;
    • Fiftieth convocation salutes past and present

    • 1961-11-22
    • The text of the invocation and introductory speech given at Middle Tennessee State's 50th anniversary convocation on November 14, which honored alumni, faculty, and students
    • Anniversaries; College administrators; College teachers; College students; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Gore, Bass bring Scope Week talks

    • 1964-03-11
    • Al Gore, Sr. and Ross Bass spoke at Middle Tennessee State College's SCOPE week
    • Gore, Albert, 1907-1998; Bass, Ross, 1918-; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Homecoming history

    • 1965-11-09
    • This article describes MTSU's history of homecomings, which began in 1925, the same year the school became known as Middle Tennessee State Teachers College
    • Homecoming; Middle Tennessee State University--History; Middle Tennessee State University; Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae
    • MTSU Greek history traced

    • 1968-02-19
    • Traces MTSU's Greek system, particularly relating to the fraternities, back to 1961. Also discusses policies set by the Inter-Fraternity Council and Rush Orientation
    • Greek letter societies; College students; Middle Tennessee State University
    • MTSU to lead drive for Viet Nam support

    • 1965-12-07
    • MTSU's student body president coordinated a Vietnam support petition which was circulated at other Tennessee colleges and universities. The article also discusses a student body president meeting to be held in Nashville to present the petitions to...
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Petitions; College students--Political activity; Middle Tennessee State University
    • Murfreesboro State

    • 1941-01-23
    • An editorial describing problems with changing the school's name to Tennessee State; the writer decided that "Murfreesboro State" would be the best option
    • Middle Tennessee State Teachers College; Universities and colleges--Names
    • New course is offered in atomic age physics

    • 1958-10-01
    • MTSC offered a year-long course in atomic age physics, also available via television, to anyone who was interested
    • Nuclear physics; Physics--Study and teaching; Correspondence schools and courses; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Patty and Harrell

    • 1961-11-08
    • Dr. Robert Morris Patty (student in 1911) and Charlie Harrell (1961 ASB President) during the 50th Anniversary, from an issue of Sidelines
    • Patty, Robert Morris; Harrell, Charlie; Anniversaries; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Phi Epsilon was first MTSU chartered frat

    • 1968-02-19
    • This issue of Sidelines focused on fraternities at MTSU. The article discusses the first MTSU fraternity, Phi Epsilon, and the activities they had participated in and awards they had won. Includes pictures of David Kious, the president of Phi...
    • Greek letter societies; College students; Middle Tennessee State University;
    • ROTC building, heating plant are latest campus additions

    • 1954-09-29
    • An article about additions to the campus since the summer of 1954, which included a new heating plant and the ROTC building
    • United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College
    • Terry Weeks, 1988 National Teacher of the Year

    • 1988-4-12
    • An editorial in support of Terry Weeks winning the 1988 National Teacher of the Year Award
    • Social science teachers; Middle school teachers; Central Middle School (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)
    • There sure have been some changes made!

    • 1961-09-20
    • Between the summer semester and fall semester of 1961, there were several changes that took place at Middle Tennessee State College, including trees cut down, a new home for the infirmary, new streets and parking areas, and other small projects
    • Construction projects; College buildings; Middle Tennessee State College
    • VA to donate land to MTSU

    • 1966-02-13
    • An article about the local Veteran's Administration hospital's plan to donate surplus land to MTSU
    • Land titles--Registration and transfer; United States. Dept. of Veterans Affairs; Agriculture; Middle Tennessee State University

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