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Dr. Leonard C. Haas, who had worked closely with President Davies in a variety of positions since joining the faculty as instructor in history in 1941, was recommended for the presidency of the university by a unanimous vote of the faculty. Dr. Haas had been dean of instruction from 1948. and assumed the office of the president on December 10.1959. The inauguration took place on May 25.1960.
Under Haas, and since 1959, the enrollment of the school has increased two and one-half times. Three new positions were created in the administrative structure at the level of vice-president to meet the increased enrollment: Vice President for Academic Affairs; for Student Affairs; and for Business Affairs. A Faculty Senate and a Student Senate were also formed.
The growth of Greek societies, the addition of social and recreational facilities in the W. R. Davies University Center, the construction of four new residence halls on the upper campus and the new Crest Commons Food Center all contribute to a vital student life.
Wisconsin State College at Eau Claire became Wisconsin State University—Eau Claire on July 1, 1964. At this time, the elaboration of function of the state colleges was recognized by the Board of Regents. The School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education expanded their offerings by adding new majors, minors and specialties in the teaching of the mentally retarded, in speech correction, in junior high education and in business education. The School of Graduate Studies awarded the first Master of Science in teaching degrees in August. 1964. A fourth school, the School of Nursing, offering a four-year Baccalaureate degree began functioning in August, 1965.
In the planning stage on the 50th Anniversary of the university, were a Fine Arts building, an athletic complex. expansion of the William D. McIntyre Library and additional residence halls and food centers. The value of the school physical plant was, in 1965, fifty times greater than the cost of the original building. Schofield Hall, dedicated in 1916. At the beginning of the Golden Jubilee Year the enrollment was more than 4000 and the faculty numbered more than 250.
The number of faculty holding the Ph.D. degree has Increased from two in 1931 to approximately forty per cent in 1965.
The President’s Reception is an annual event and is held in the W. R. Davies University Center.
The university hosts many institutes, conferences, lectures, theater productions and speech events.
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The need for adequate facilities in the sciences were ence Hall, opened in the fall of 1964, and dedicated in
well met with the construction of the L. E. Phillips Scl- October, 1965.
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1. SCHOFIELD HALL
2. HEATING PLANT 3 CAMPUS HOUSE
4. MUSIC BUILDING
5. MEMORIAL HALL
6. CAMPUS SCHOOL
7. E. S. KJER UNIVERSITY THEATRE
8. BREWER HALL
9. PHYSICAL EDUCATION BUILDING
10. THOMAS HALL
11. PUTNAM HALL
12. W. R. DAVIES UNIVERSITY CENTER
13. W. D. MC INTYRE LIBRARY
14. HORAN HALL
15. SCHNEIDER HALL
16. EDUCATION ANNEX
17. MUSIC ANNEX
18. L. E. PHILLIPS SCIENCE HALL
19. BRIDGMAN HALL
20. SUTHERLAND HALL
21. THE CREST COMMONS FUTURE BUILDING SITES
23. PROPOSED FINE ARTS BUILDING SITE
24. HIGH RISE DORMITORIES
25. FOOD CENTER
26. HEATING PLANT AND SERVICE BUILDING
27. PHYSICAL EDUCATION BUILDING STREETS AND STREAMS
s 1 ROOSEVELT AVENUE
s 2 PARK AVENUE
s 3 MC KINLEY AVENUE
s 4 GARFIELD AVENUE
s 5 STATE STREET
s 6 SUMMIT STREET
s 7 WATER STREET
s 8 PUTNAM DRIVE
s 9 COLLEGE DRIVE
s 10 CHIPPEWA RIVER
s 11 LITTLE NIAGARA
P 1 PARKING AREA 1
P 2 PARKING AREA 2
P 3 PARKING AREA 3
P 4 PARKING AREA 4
P 5 PARKING AREA 5
P 6 PARKING AREA 6
P 7 PARKING AREA 7
P 8 PARKING AREA 8
P 9 PARKING AREA 9
P 10 PARKING AREA 10
P 11 PARKING AREA 11
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