Edith Cooke, Buena Vista College and Buena Vista County in World War I scrapbook, Buena Vista University, 1922
BV librarian, Edith Cooke, was asked by the State Historical Society of Iowa to compile a WWI scrapbook. It contains news clippings about soldiers and…
A scrapbook for our soldiers and sailors (World War I scrapbook), Edith Cooke, Buena Vista University, 1917
A scrapbook, compiled by BV professor, Edith Cooke, Esther Aitken, and Ruth Meighen, to send to an unknown soldier while he was fighting in World War…
1892-1894, John M. Linn
No photograph is available. BV, due to pressure from the Board of Aid, becomes a two-year institution.
Buena Vista College, Buena Vista University, Presidents
John M. Linn, Buena Vista University, 1892-1894
Frederick V. Moore, 1995-2017
BVC becomes BVU. The opening of the new Information Technology Center coincides with the inauguration of BV's 17th president. A new science center is…
Keith G. Briscoe, 1974-1995
Under Briscoe's leadership, BV was able to secure an $18 million gift that resulted in the construction of the Harold Walter Siebens School of…
Wendell Q. Halverson, 1961-1973
"During Halverson's tenure, the student population doubled and the college celebrated its 75th anniversary in 1966. Halverson oversaw the construction…
John A. Fisher, 1954-1960
"Old Main burned in 1956, but Dixon-Eilers rose from its ashes. Under Fisher's leadership, BV purchases an IBM data processing machine in 1959."
Henry Olson, 1931-1953
"College celebrates its 50th anniversaryin 1941, and Olson rescues the college from bankruptcy."
Evert L. Jones, 1924-1931
"Continuing fiscal issues plague BV, and Jones' hopes to establish an endowment do not materialize, especially after the Stock Market crash of 1929.…
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