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Class of 1963 Reunion

The Class of 1963 enjoyed their day on campus where they had lunch in Reeve Memorial Union and led the May 2013 Commencement processional.

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Class of 1963 Reunion

Remember When?

  • Another enrollment record was set in September as the semester began with 3,339. In just eight years, this number will be more than 10,000.
  • Tuition for Wisconsin residents was $0. Out-of-state students paid $95 per semester. All full-time students paid $75 per semester in incidental fees. Student activity and Union fees were another $27.50. Today, a semester's tuition costs $3,678 for Wisconsinites, and $7,465 for out-of-state residents.
  • Room rental in the campus's few dormitories was $130 per semester for a shared room. Today, it is $1,876.
  • The Forrest Polk Library opened in the fall with an oficial dedication in November 1962.
  • The Smothers Brothers performed in March 1963. Also, heard on campus in the year - The New Christy Minstrels.
  • The Wisconsin State College at Oshkosh (OSC) basketball team won the conference champtionship with a conference record of 11 and 1. Titans went on to defeat Lakeland College in the playoff to earn a trip to Kansas City for the tournament. The Titan's lost to Lewis & Clark College in the final seconds of their first round bout of the tournament.
  • Governor-elect John W. Reynolds inspected the campus after his election.
  • Senator William Proxmire visited OSC in October 1962.
  • Construction began on the college's new science building. In time, this building would be named Halsey Science Center.
  • Reeve Union, only a few years old, began a major expansion that would triple the size of the building in 1963.
  • The Titanettes, the school's pom pon squad, debuted in fall 1962.
  • The Titan Marching Band performed for the first time at a Green Bay Packers game on November 18, 1962.

Waldorf Welcomes Class of 1963

See What Happened!

View photos from the Alumni's day on campus!


Have photos or memorabilia to share?

UW Oshkosh is seeking photos and other items from the 1930s- 1960s' student life. If you have items to share, please contact University Archivist Joshua Ranger, (920 )424-0828 or email

As always, if you have questions about this event, please contact the alumni office by email or call (920) 424-3449 or toll free (877) 896-2586.

by reinecka — last modified Aug 01, 2013 02:22 PM