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  • KU Chancellor Franklin D. Murphy announces the appointment of Frank R. Burge (above) as director of the Kansas Memorial Union, a position he would hold for more than 30 years.
  • Dedication of KU’s Allen Field House takes place on the night of the Jayhawks’ only home conference victory of the 1954-55 season.
  • Wilt Chamberlain, arguably the most dominant player in the history of basketball, makes his spectacular KU debut by scoring 52 points as the Jayhawks crush Northwestern in Allen Field House.
  • Kansas Governor Andrew Schoeppel announces that KU will receive a surplus US Army barracks building, a structure that will become the 160-man dormitory known as Oread Hall.
  • The University of Kansas purchases the residence located at 1043 Indiana Street, which will become known as “Varsity House” and serve as a dormitory principally for KU football players during the 1950s.
Kansas Governor Andrew Schoeppel announces that KU will receive a surplus US Army barracks building, a structure that will become the 160-man dormitory known as Oread Hall.
The University of Kansas signs a lease for a new residence hall that will take the name of a famed Kansa chief – thanks to a set of hand-me-down silverware.
The University of Kansas purchases the residence located at 1043 Indiana Street, which will become known as “Varsity House” and serve as a dormitory principally for KU football players during the 1950s.
KU Chancellor Franklin D. Murphy announces the appointment of Frank R. Burge (above) as director of the Kansas Memorial Union, a position he would hold for more than 30 years.
Dedication of KU’s Allen Field House takes place on the night of the Jayhawks’ only home conference victory of the 1954-55 season.
Wilt Chamberlain, arguably the most dominant player in the history of basketball, makes his spectacular KU debut by scoring 52 points as the Jayhawks crush Northwestern in Allen Field House.
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