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Douglas Vernier Papers, 1985-1999
Title: Douglas Vernier Papers, 1985-1999
Record Series: 14/10/02/02
Creator: Douglas Vernier
Extent: 0.83 linear feet, 2 boxes
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.
Language: This material is entirely in English.
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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Douglas Vernier Papers, 1985-1999, Archives Record Series 14.10,18, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
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Douglas Vernier (b. 1943) was Director of Radio and Television Broadcasting at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) from 1972-2003, replacing Herbert V. Hake who retired after 34 years in the position. He earned his B.A. (1966) and M.A. (1968) degrees in Speech, Radio, and T.V. from the University of Michigan and completed Harvard University’s Executive Management Program in 1980.
Prior to coming to UNI, Vernier taught broadcasting at Middle Tennessee State University, and managed WMOT-FM, a station he was responsible for putting on the air in 1969.
Scope and Content
The Douglas Vernier Papers consist mainly of correspondence and memoranda documenting the daily activities of Director Vernier’s office.
Vernier Public Presentations, 1980-1984
Board of Regents, 1987-1998
President Curris, 1985-1995
Vice President Conner, 1985-1995
Rick Stinchfield – Correspondence, 1986-1994
CHFA Dean – Correspondence, 1985-1995
Speech Department – Correspondence, 1985-1995
Business Office, 1986-1994
Facilities Planning, 1985-1997
Grants and Contracts, 1985-1987
KUNI Staff, 1985-1990
KUNI staff, 1991-1997
Plans for renovation of Old Administration Building for radio studio, 1973
American Public Radio, 1986-1991
Cable Reception, 1986-1991
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 1985-1996
Development Newsletter, 1988-1989
Dow, Lohnes & Albertson – Correspondence, 1987-1994
Iowa Public Radio Managers Council – Correspondence and minutes, 1980-1987
National Public Radio – Correspondence, 1985-1997
Other radio stations – Correspondence, 1985-1999
Public Radio International – Correspondence, 1996
Reception Reports, 1994-1996
Collection initially arranged by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, 1990s; prepared for the Web by Assistant Archivist Dustin S. Witsman, April 2015. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2018 and January 2018. Linear feet updated on September 14, 2017.