Eugene Wiegman Papers, 1969-1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Wiegman, Eugene
Title
Eugene Wiegman Papers
Dates
1969-1970 (bulk)
Quantity
10 boxes, (4.15 lin.ft)
Collection Number
OPVARCH2_8 (collection)
Summary
Papers of Eugene Wiegman, president at Pacific Lutheran University, 1969-1974. Contains correspondence, subject files, texts of speeches, and other records typical of a University Presidents office.
Repository
Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Pacific Lutheran University
12180 Park Avenue South
Tacoma, Washington
98447
Telephone: 253-535-7586
Fax: 253-535-7315
archives@plu.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is available for research

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Eugene Wiegman was born October 27, 1929 in Fort Wayne, Indiana His primary and secondary school education was in schools run by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod After serving in the Marine Corps, Wiegman attended Concordia College in River Forest, Illinois, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in social science and teacher education in 1953 In 1956, he earned a Master of Science Degree in school administration and in 1962 he eared a Doctor of Education from the University of Kansas

From 1954-1961 Wiegman was a teacher, coach and principal in Missouri Lutheran schools From 1961-65, He taught social science education and political science at Concordia Teacher's College in Seward, Nebraska From 1965-66, Wiegman worked as the administrative assistant to a Nebraska Congressman In 1966-67, he worked with land grant colleges in extension education programs for the U.S. Department of Agriculture In 1967, Weigman was appointed the dean of community education ad Federal City College, Washington, D.C.

Wiegman served as PLU's president from 1969-1974. After leaving PLU, he ran for office, served from 1977-1981 as the Washington State Commissioner of Employment Security, served as a lay pastor and was ordained as a Lutheran Pastor in 1987

Wiegman married Kathleen Wyatt on April 26, 1952 and together they have six children, Kathryn, Rose Marie, Mark, Jeanine, Gretchen and Matthew

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes and miscellaneous materials from 1960 to 1987 The majority of the material comes from 1969-1974 when Wiegman was PLU President

The correspondence is almost entirely related to Wiegman's activities as president of the university, and covers the years 1969-1974

The newspaper clippings discuss the happenings at PLU and with Wiegman, and are primarily drawn from the Tacoma News Tribune

Meeting minutes come primarily from Wiegman's involvement with the Independent Colleges of Washington and Washington Friends of Higher Education

The remainder of the collection contains miscellaneous items including the bulletin from Wiegman's ordination service in 1987, programs from the University center dedication and publications related to the National Crisis Forum in 1970

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Archives and Special Collections Department at Pacific Lutheran University. Copyright resides with the creator of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the University Archivist. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder

Preferred Citation

[identification of item] From the Eugene Wiegman Collection, OPVARCH2_8, Archives and Special Collections, Pacific Lutheran University, 12180 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98447

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1 American Lutheran Church (ALC)- Board of College Education 1970-1971
1/2 American Lutheran Church (ALC)- Board of College Education 1971-1972
1/3 American Lutheran Church (ALC)- Board of College Education 1972-1973
1/4 American Lutheran Church (ALC)- Board of College Education 1972-1973
1/5 American Lutheran Church (ALC)- Board of College Education 1973
1/6 American Lutheran Church (ALC)- Board of College Education 1969-1970
1/7 ALC - Division of College and University Services
1/8 The ALC North Pacific District (NPD), Higher Education Community 1965-1972
1/9 Analysis of Factors Leading to Increases in Enrollment at PLU 1971
1/10 Annual Reports to President Wiegman 1970-1971
1/11 Annual Reports to President Wiegman 1970-1971
2/1 Breakfast Meeting with Senators, etc 1971
2/2 Budget -- President Wiegman 1972-1973
2/3 Bulletins undated
2/4 Correspondence - Co 1970-1972
2/5 College of Arts and Sciences 1971-1973
2/6 Collegium 1973
2/7 Commencement 1974
2/8 Commission on Academic Excellence 1970-1973
2/9 Commission on Academic Excellence 1972-1973
2/10 Commission on Academic Excellence -- Lake Wilderness Retreat 1972
2/11 Commission on Academic Excellence 1971-1973
3/1 Committee for New Tax Policy 1971-1972
3/2 Committee on Honorary Degrees 1971
3/3 Common Cause 1970-1974
3/4 Community College Scholarships 1972
3/5 Computer Center 1971-1975
3/6 Computer Cooperative 1974
3/7 Computer Planning Committee 1970-1971
3/8 Concordia College 1969-1973
3/9 Concordia College 1973-1974
3/10 Convocations 1964-1971
3/11 Opening Convocation 1971
3/12 Opening Convocation 1972-1973
3/13 Correspondence with Conscientious Objectors and Local Draft Boards 1970-1973
3/14 Council for Financial Aid to Education 1963-1973
3/15 Council of Protestant Colleges and Universities 1968-1973
3/16 Council on Higher Education (Wash) 1971-1972
4/1 Council on Higher Education (Wash) 1972
4/2 Council on Higher Education (Wash) 1972-1973
4/3 Council on Higher Education (Wash) 1973
4/4 Council on Higher Education (Wash) 1973-1974
4/5 Council on Social Work Education -- Application for Undergraduate constituent membership 1970-1971
4/6 Council on Washington's Future 1973-1974
4/7 Counselor Consortia
4/8 County Commissioner (George Sheridan) 1970-1972
4/9 County Assessor 1970-1972
4/10 Crew 1969-1970
4/11 Miscellaneous Material -- "D" 1966-1973
4/12 Danforth Foundation 1967-1974
4/13 Diagnostic Survey of Non-Academic Areas 1973
4/14 Proposed Environmental Education Act 1972
4/15 Environmental Education Institute 1970
4/16 Financial Material 1972
4/17 Monthly Expense Reports, President's Office Accounts 1972-1973
5/1 Expenses -- Bills Submitted to Business Office 1974
5/2 Monthly Expense Reports -- President's Budget 1973-1974
5/3 Food for Freedom 1965-1967
5/4 Fundraising Campaign (Forward Phase Program -- formerly Task Force Forward Program) 1967-1970
5/5 General Correspondence 1969-1970
5/6 General Correspondence 1969
5/7 General Correspondence 1969-1970
5/8 General Correspondence 1970-1971
5/9 General Correspondence 1971-1972
5/10 General Correspondence 1973-1974
5/11 Olaf Gulbranson 1968-1974
6/1 Hewlett Packard Proposal for PLU 1975
6/2 Higher Education Facilities Commission -- The Evergreen State College Title I Hearing 1969
6/3 IBM Proposal to PLU -- Will Riley 1975
6/4 Presidential Inauguration Committee 1970
6/5 Presidential Inauguration Committee 1969
6/6 Presidential Inauguration Preparations 1969
6/7 Inauguration Correspondence 1969
6/8 Inauguration 1970
6/9 Other College's Inauguration Materials 1969-1970
6/10 Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW) Constitution and By-Laws/Minutes 1962-1974
6/11 ICW General Correspondence 1962-1972
6/12 Memorandums for ICW 1972-1974
6/13 ICW, Memos to all presidents 1962-1974
6/14 ICW Board of Directors undated
7/1 ICW: Solicitation 1964-1971
7/2 ICW Donor Lists 1962-1966
7/3 ICW Donor Lists 1967-1973
7/4 ICW Board Meeting 1969
7/5 ICW Directors' Meeting 1970
7/6 ICW Directors' Meeting 1971
7/7 ICW Directors' Meeting 1971
7/8 ICW Annual Report 1971
7/9 ICW/WFHE Meetings 1972
7/10 ICW Businessmen's Visit to PLU 1972
7/11 ICW Directors' Meeting 1972
7/12 ICW Directors' Meeting 1972
7/13 ICW Directors' Meeting 1973
7/14 ICW Directors' Meeting 1973
7/15 ICW Directors' Meeting 1974
8/1 ICW Report on Examination -- Benson & McLaughlin 1970
8/2 Inter-Lutheran Commission on Continuing Education for Clergy and Laity 1972-1973
8/2 Job Descriptions, Management Consultation Proposal 1973
8/2 Kent Knutson -- ALC President 1970-1973
8/2 Leadership/ Faculty Crisis 1973
8/6 Leadership/Faculty Crisis -- Alumni Letters 1973
8/7 Leadership/Faculty Crisis -- Correspondence 1973
8/8 Leadership/Faculty Crisis -- Miscellaneous 1973
8/9 The Log: The ALC/NPD Newsletter 1971- 1974
8/10 Long Range Computer Planning Committee 1975-1976
8/11 Lutheran Brotherhood 1960-1974
8/12 Lutheran Church in America (General) 1964-1974
8/13 Lutheran Church in American(LCA) -- North Pacific Synod: Dr A.J. Fjellman 1969-1972
9/1 LCA-NPD -- Secretary & General Lutheran Church in America - North Pacific District 1961-1974
9/2 Lutheran Council in the USA, Minutes 1971
9/3 Lutheran Council in the USA, Minutes 1972
9/4 L.I.F.E. Project (Lutheran Ingathering for Education) 1967-1970
9/5 L.I.F.E. 1970
9/6 The Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod 1969-1974
9/7 Senator Warren G. Magnuson Correspondence 1963-1974
9/8 General Correspondence -- "Mc" 1966-1974
9/9 Military Management Seminar 1974
10/1 Miscellaneous undated
10/2 Miscellaneous Memoranda 1969-1973
10/3 Vietnam Moratorium 1969
10/4 Vietnam Moratorium 1969
10/5 National Alliance of Businessmen(NAB) Correspondence 1972-1974
10/6 NAB Business Advisory Board 1972
10/7 Annual Report of the Tacoma Metropolitan Office of the NAB
10/8 NAB 1972
10/9 NAB Business Advisory Board Meeting 1974
10/10 NAB Business Advisory Board Meeting 1974
10/11 National Crisis Forum 1970
10/12 National Crisis Forum, correspondence 1970
10/13 National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education 1960-1970
10/14 Newsletter to Regents from President Wiegman 1969-1973
10/15 News Clippings 1969-1970
10/16 News Clipping & News Releases 1969-1973
10/17 News Stories 1970-1973
10/18 Newspaper Clippings concerning current unrest on Campus 1969-1972
11/1 Newspaper Clippings 1973-1975
11/2 New World House 1971
11/3 Nominations Committee -- 1971 Corporation Meeting 1970-1972
11/4 Northwest Association of Private Colleges and Universities 1969-1971
11/5 Northwest Association of Private Colleges and Universities 1972-1974
11/6 Northwest Collection 1971
11/7 Correspondence -- Letter "O" 1970-1974
11/8 Office of Economic Opportunity 1971
11/9 Madalyn Murray O'Hair 1974
11/10 Ordination Service Bulletin 1987
11/11 Correspondence -- Letter "P" 1969-1974
11/12 Pacific Lutheran University (General) undated
12/1 PLU -- Correspondence, Report, Deposition 1972
12/2 PLU -Hong Kong Branch 1970-1975
12/3 The Pacific Northwest Conference on Higher Education 1972-1974
12/4 Dan Patterson Banquet 1973
12/5 Personal files, misc. 1969
12/6 Personnelities 1971-1972
12/7 Warren Peterson 1968-1974
12/8 Pierce County Manpower Area Planning Council 1972
12/9 Placement 1970-1971
12/10 Pledges 1970-1971
12/11 The PLUS Program, A Ten Year Plan 1963-1964
12/12 President's Annual Reports 1962-1971
12/13 President's Annual Reports 1972-1973
12/14 Presidential Candidates 1968-1969
12/15 President's Newsletters 1970-1974
12/16 President's Office Copies (Jungkuntz) 1974
13/1 President's Office Copies (Jungkuntz) 1975
13/2 Various -- President's Office Memos undated
13/3 President's Office Misc -- Mortvedt and Wiegman 1964-1974
13/4 President's Office Misc -- Report on Audit 1969
13/5 President's Receptions 1966-1974
13/6 President's Reports to Synods 1967-1974
13/7 President's Seminar -- Gonzaga University 1973
13/8 President's Special Memoranda 1969-1970
13/9 President's Special Memoranda 1970-1971
13/10 President's Special Memoranda 1971-1972
13/11 President's Special Memoranda 1972-1973
13/12 President's Special Memoranda 1973-1974
13/13 President's Special Memoranda 1974
13/14 Dr David Preus, President, American Lutheran Church 1973
14/1 Prior & Associates 1973
14/2 Harry Prior 1973
14/3 Professional Courtesy Scholarships 1972
14/4 Project Equality undated
14/5 Publications 1970-1973
14/6 Publications Board 1968-1974
14/7 Questionnaires -- Miscellaneous 1972
14/8 Quality of Life 1972
14/9 General Correspondence -- "R" 1969-1974
14/10 Recommendations 1968-1974
14/11 Reflections 1970-1973
14/12 Regard for Each 1972
14/13 "Report" -- Council of Higher Education 1972-1973
14/14 Research Corporation and Research, General 1962-1974
14/15 Rhodes Scholarship 1971
15/1 General Correspondence -- "S" 1969-1974
15/2 Sabbatical Requests 1970-1971
15/3 Saga (Yearbook) 1962-1974
15/4 St Martin's College 1969-1974
15/5 Samuelson, Jacob 1960-1970
15/6 Scholarship Bill 1969
15/7 Scholarships 1962-1974
15/8 School of Education 1972
15/9 Science Building 1967-1972
15/10 Seattle Conference -- 1968 Congress Debate 1968
15/11 Seattle Pacific College 1966-1973
15/12 Seattle University 1965-1972
15/13 Security 1972
15/14 Self-study 1961-1968
15/15 Shell Oil Company 1963-1975
15/16 General Correspondence "Si" 1966
15/17 Dr. S.C. Siefkes 1962-1969
15/18 Speeches by Dr. Wiegman 1972-1974
16/1 S.P.I.R.E. 1974
16/2 General Correspondence "St" 1970-1973
16/3 Standing Committee -- Department of Church & Community Planning 1970
16/4 Standing Committee -- Department of Church & Community Planning 1972
16/5 State of Washington -- State Planning Advisory Council 1973
16/6 State of Washington Department of Ecology 1971
16/7 State of Washington -- Planning and Community Affairs 1971-1972
16/8 Student Congregation: University Chaplain Applicants 1968-1969
16/9 Students for Black Progress 1969-1970
16/10 Tacoma Area Child Tutoring (TACT) 1969
16/11 Tacoma Public Schools 1969-1973
16/12 Taxes 1972-1973
16/13 Title I 1969-1970
16/14 Dr. Olaf H. Thormadsgaard 1972
16/15 General Correspondence -- "U" 1970-1974
16/16 United States Senate 1969-1974
16/17 United Way 1970-1974
17/1 United Way Board of Directors 1972-1973
17/2 United Way Board of Directors 1973-1974
17/3 United Way -- PLU Fund Drive 1968-1973
17/4 University Center 1968-1971
17/5 University Center Dedication 1970
17/6 University Congregation 1955-1974
17/7 University of Puget Sound 1965-1975
17/8 Urban Coalition, Tacoma Area 1972-1974
18/1 Urban Coalition, National Office 1972-1973
18/2 Urban Coalition 1971-1974
18/3 General Correspondence -- "W" 1966-1974
18/4 Wage-Price Freeze 1971
18/5 Walk for Development undated
18/6 Washington College Association 1960-1973
18/7 W.E.A. -- Washington Education Association 1969-1975
18/8 Washington Friends of Higher Education(WFHE) 1968-1974
18/9 WFHE : Agendas and Minutes 1970-1975
18/10 WFHE: Audit Tapes 1970-1972
18/11 WFHE Board Meeting 1969
18/12 WFHE Board Meeting 1970
19/1 WFHE Board Meeting 1970
19/2 WFHE Board Meeting 1970
19/3 WFHE Board Meeting 1970
19/4 WFHE Board Meeting 1971
19/5 WFHE Board Meeting 1971
19/6 WFHE Board Meeting 1972
19/7 WFHE Board Meeting 1972
19/8 WFHE Board Meeting 1972
19/9 WFHE Board Meeting 1973
19/10 WFHE Board Meeting 1973
19/11 WFHE Board Meeting 1973
19/12 WFHE Board Meeting 1973
19/13 WFHE Board Meeting 1973
20/1 WFHE Board Meeting 1974
20/2 WFHE Board Meeting 1974
20/3 WFHE Executive Director Position 1971
20/4 Proposed Budget 1974-1975
20/5 WFHE: Quality Statement to Dr. Richard Jungkuntz 1973-1974
20/6 Washington State Council for Higher Education 1972
20/7 Washington State Department of Social and Health Services 1972
20/8 Washington State Directories
20/9 Washington State Historical Society 1968-1969
20/10 Washington State Land Planning Commission 1970-1973
20/11 Washington State Legislature Bills 1973
20/12 Elmer J. White Correspondence 1965-1970
20/13 Donor Information -- "Wi" 1965-1969
20/14 Woodrow Wilson Fellowship 1974
20/15 General Correspondence XYZ 1966-1973
20/16 X-Ray (Tuberculosis test) 1959-1971
20/17 Year of Joy 1969-1970
20/18 YMCA 1974
20/19 Young President's Organization 1972
20/20 Youth World Development 1971
20/1 Annual Meeting of the Board of WFHE 1973-1974
20/2 WFHE Board Meeting (Jungkuntz) 1975
20/3 WFHE General Correspondence 1970-1975
20/4 WFHE: Legislative Newsletters undated
20/5 WFHE: Special Memorandums 1968-1973
20/6 WFHE: Special Memorandums 1974
20/7 WFHE: Tuition Supplement 1972-1974
21/8 WFHE 1975
21/9 O.A. Wesley 1971-1972

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Independent Colleges of Washington
  • Washington Friends of Higher Edication
  • Personal Names :
  • Wiegman, Eugene--Archives (creator)
  • Corporate Names :
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Federal City College
  • Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
  • Family Names :
  • Wiegman family
  • Occupations :
  • University presidents