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Haenicke, Diether H.



Dr. Diether H. Haenicke, president emeritus and distinguished professor at Western Michigan University, served as the University's fifth president from 1985 to 1998, and also served one year as interim president in 2006-07. For a complete biography, see his obituary on WMU's website.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Dr. Richard Burke, December 7, 1993

 File — Box 1-OralHist, Object: 9
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Dr. Richard Burke, conducted and recorded by Sharon L. Carlson, December 7, 1993 in his office in Ellsworth Hall, Western Michigan University. Dr. Burke recounts his various positions with the university, first joining the Department of History in 1964 and teaching Western Civilization, then with the Graduate College, then Continuing Education. At the time of his retirement in 1995, he was the vice president for regional education and economic development.

Dates: December 7, 1993

Oral history interview with Richard F. Chormann, November 16, 1993

 File — Box 1-OralHist, Object: 14
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Richard F. Chormann, a 1959 graduate of Western Michigan University, conducted and recorded by Karen L. Miller on November 16, 1993 in Mr. Chormann’s office at First of America Bank Corporation in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Chormann was a past president of the WMU Alumni Association chairperson for the WMU Foundation, and later member of the WMU Board of Trustees. He discusses his time as a student studying business education, and later knowledge gained at Western...
Dates: November 16, 1993

Oral history interview with Robert Beam, November 29, 1995

 File — Box 1-OralHist, Object: 2
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Robert “Bob” Beam, Vice President for Business and Finance, conducted and recorded by Tom Coyne on November 29, 1995. Beam graduated with a business degree from Western Michigan University in 1965. He began working at WMU full-time as a senior. Bob discusses his career at WMU while working under multiple presidents, various aspects of the university’s financial history, building projects, and the changes technology has created to the administration of the...
Dates: November 29, 1995

Oral history interview with Robert Russell, September 29, 1990

 File — Box 4-OralHist, Object: 19
Scope and Contents Oral history speeches and honors given at Robert R. Russel’s 100th birthday celebration conducted on September 29, 1990. Introduction by Lewis Carlson. Opening words by Ron Davis, Chair of History. Honors and recognition by Al Castel. Speeches given from Robert W. Johanson from the University of Illinois, James Dodson from McPherson College, Al Castel of University of Kansas, and Philip Denenfeld of WMU on behalf of form WMU President Dr. Haenicke. Each speaker highlights the impact of Dr....
Dates: September 29, 1990

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