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Weber, Delbert D.

 Person

Dr. Delbert D. "Del" Weber (July 23, 1932-January 11, 2019) was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1977 until his retirement in 1997. He presided over a period of growth for the university, shepherding the institution through the transition from a struggling small campus into a healthy metropolitan university. He also presided over the establishment of the first solo doctoral programs at UNO. Just before his retirement, he secured the NU Board of Regents approval to build the first residential halls at UNO, which were completed by his successor.

Prior to his term at UNO, he served as assistant to the president and secretary of the Board of Trustees at Cleveland State University (1965-1969) and professor and dean of education at Arizona State University (1969-1977). After his time at UNO, he served as president of the Omaha Community Foundation (1997-2002) and member of the Board of Directors of the Omaha Public Power District (1997-2015). He was King of Ak-Sar-Ben in 1989.

Del Weber was born and raised in Columbus, NE. He received a B.A. (1954) from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, NE, and an M.Ed. and Ed.D., from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He and his wife, Lou Ann, had three children: Bill Weber, Beth Bratches, and Kelly Maddalena. Dr. Weber passed away at age 86 due to complications related to lymphoma.

Source:

"UNO Mourns Loss of Chancellor Emeritus Del Weber." University Communications, University of Nebraska at Omaha website, January 12, 2019. https://www.unomaha.edu/news/2019/01/uno-mourns-loss-of-chancellor-emeritus-del-weber.php

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Del Weber Awards and Honors Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0084
Scope and Contents The Del Weber Awards and Honors Collection contains various awards and honors bestowed upon Delbert D. Weber during his time as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1977-1997. The collection includes framed awards, certificates, photographs, artwork, and political cartoons; certificates in padded folders; wall plaques; desk plaques; medals and medallions; t-shirts, ball cap, Japanese cloth, Japanese paddles, and other artifacts; and an audio cassette recording of Del Weber's...
Dates: 1977-1997

Del Weber Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-091
Identifier: UNO-0094
Scope and Contents The Del Weber Papers comprise the paper files accumulated by Delbert Weber during his term as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1977-1997). The files include correspondence, reports, memos, meeting minutes, forms, and other print records of the operations of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These files have not yet been organized.New material added 2016-03-15: This collection includes 1) Materials generated following Professor Weber’s announcement that he was...
Dates: 1977-2016

Del Weber Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0019
Scope and Contents

The Del Weber Speeches cover the period from 1977 until 1998, when Delbert D. Weber was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The speeches consist of handwritten and typed notes and scripts.

Dates: 1977-1998

King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: UNO-0085
Scope and Contents

The King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection consists of four silver goblets awarded to University of Omaha Presidents and University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellors by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben. Philip Milo Bail received two in 1955 and 1974, Ronald W. Roskens received one in 1980, and Delbert D. Weber received one in 1990.

Dates: 1955-1990

NCAA Division II National Champion Volleyball Team Signed Photo, 1996

 Item — Box: Volleyball [3]
Scope and Contents A framed and matted photo signed by players and coaches of the University of Nebraska at Omaha NCAA Division II National Champion Volleyball Team given to UNO Chancellor Del Weber.
Dates: 1996

NCAA Division II National Champion Volleyball with Team Signatures, 1996

 Item — Box: Volleyball [5]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present. The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.The bulk of this collection has not yet been...
Dates: 1996

North Central Conference Champions Football with Team Signatures, 1996

 Item — Box: Football [15]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present. The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.The bulk of this collection has not yet been...
Dates: 1996

Political cartoon marking Del Weber's fifth anniversary as UNO Chancellor, 1982

 Item — Object: Weber Cartoon 1982
Scope and Contents Political cartoon depicting UNO Chancellor Del Weber boiling in a cauldron over open flames. The dates 1977-1982 are printed on the cauldron, delineating the first five years of Weber's term as chancellor. During those tumultuous early years, Weber was often "in hot water," as the cartoon depicts. His facial expression as he sits in this pot is calm and serene. Surrounding this large central image are four smaller political cartoons. In the upper left corner, Weber is depicted with...
Dates: 1982

Reflections in Time: Interview with Del Weber, 1989

 Item
Identifier: UNO-0021-rfit-del-weber
Scope and Contents In August of 1989, Del Weber, University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor (1977-1997), was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. Chancellor Del Weber was born in Columbus, NE. He received a B.A. (1954) from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, NE, and an M.Ed. and Ed.D., from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Dates: 1989

Top 10 Reasons Why UNO is Better than UNL T-shirt, circa 1988-1995

 Item — Box: Apparel [37]
Scope and Contents From the Series: See also the Athletics series for apparel items associated with a particular sport and the Organizations series for apparel items associated with a particular student or staff group.
Dates: circa 1988-1995

University of Nebraska Foundation 80th anniversary interview with UNO Chancellor Emeritus Del Weber, 2016

 Item
Scope and Contents Video produced by the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2016 marking its 80th anniversary that included an interview with UNO Chancellor Emeritus Del Weber.
Dates: 2016

UNO Chancellor Emeritus Del Weber giving a speech to the UNO course Honors Public Speaking of Prof. Rita Shaughnessy, November 14, 2016

 Item
Scope and Contents Video recording of UNO Chancellor Emeritus Del Weber giving a speech to the UNO course Honors Public Speaking of Prof. Rita Shaughnessy on November 14, 2016.
Dates: November 14, 2016

UNO Chancellor's Medallion and Plaque of Del Weber, 1993

 Item — Box: Awards [2]
Scope and Contents UNO Chancellor's Medallion and plaque presented to Del Weber in 1993 to mark his 15th year as chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Also included is documentation about the creation of the medallion.
Dates: 1993

"Wa-We" 2006 personal correspondence

 File — Box: 20: Personal Papers
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Chuck Hagel's personal correspondence from 1997-2015. Arranged chronologically in 22 boxes (boxes 5-27). Bulk of the material is from his time in the U.S. Senate (1997-2009).
Dates: 1997 - 2008

"Wa-Wh" 1998 personal correspondence

 File — Box: 9: Personal Papers
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Chuck Hagel's personal correspondence from 1997-2015. Arranged chronologically in 22 boxes (boxes 5-27). Bulk of the material is from his time in the U.S. Senate (1997-2009).
Dates: 1997 - 2008