Robert D. Koob.  Papers, 1995-2006

Collection Overview

Title: Robert D. Koob.  Papers, 1995-2006

Record Series: 02/08/02

Creator: Robert D. Koob

Date: 1995-2008

Extent: 2.92 linear feet, 7 boxes

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

Access and Use

Accessing the Collection:

There are no restrictions on the use of this material.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Robert D. Koob Papers, 1995-2006, Archives Record Series 02/08/02, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Historical Note

Robert D. Koob graduated from the State College of Iowa, now the University of Northern Iowa, in 1962 with a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry (teaching).  He returned to the University of Northern Iowa in 1995 to serve as President.  He continued in that capacity until 2006.

A short biographical sketch of Dr. Koob may be found here

 

Scope and Content

The material in Boxes 1-4 arrived in the University Archives in small increments over the years.  The contents of Boxes 5-7 arrived in one shipment.  Researchers should note that there is some repetition of subject coverage between the contents of the first four boxes and Boxes 5-7.

This collection gives a good picture of President Koob's interest in community service and university outreach.

Inventory

Box 1

  • Biographical information
  • AASCU activities, 1998
  • State and federal government relations--goals and priorities for President Koob, 1995-1996
  • College of Education five-year budget and enrollment report for President Koob, 1998
  • College of Business Administration faculty profile for President Koob, 1995
  • College of Humanities and Fine Arts profile for President Koob, 1995-1996
  • Correspondence
  • Constantine the Philosopher University certificate, on occasion of President Koob's visit, 1997
  • Iowa Learns Council, 2003-2004

Box 2

  • Correspondence--Governor Tom Vilsack
  • Correspondence--Mary Kramer
  • Artwork in President's House, 2005
  • 125th anniversity of the University
  • Legislative conference calls, 2001
  • Community engagement
  • Working Together for Results, 2004
  • S. E. R. V. E. Project (Service, Ethical Reflections, Vocational Exploration) report, 2001
  • UNI strategic plans
  • UNI strategic plan reviews

Box 3

  • Cedar Falls strategic plan, 2001
  • Waterloo millenium plan, 2001
  • Governor Viscack's strategic plan, 2001
  • Opportunity Works, 2002

Box 4

  • Opportunity Works, 2001-2004

Box 5

  • AASCU Committee on Economic and Workforce Development, November 2001
  • Budget update, 2004
  • Cedar Valley's Promise, 1998-2004
  • Des Moines Higher Education Collaborative, 2004
  • Iowa Business Council, 2001-2004

Box 6

  • Iowa Empowerment Board, 2001-2002

Box 7

  • Opportunity Works, 2002-2003
  • Renaissance Group meetings, 2001-2001
  • Seerley Hall office renovations, 2001
  • Resignation

Processing Information

Collection processed and described by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, April 25, 2011; updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, April 2017, October 2017, and February 2018 (dh). Linear Feet updated August 8, 2017.

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