Profiles from TU's Early History

Throughout the university’s history, there have been dedicated men and women who have made sacrifices in service to both community and nation. Included below you will find the stories of some of TU’s earliest pioneers who helped define The University of Tulsa’s path for the decades that followed.

Tulsa Commerical Club ‘had a hunch and bet a bunch’

Meet our matriarch: Feisty Alice Robertson

Remember Milo Hendricks: Brave Choctaw gave his life in Cuba

Student captured Kendall College’s early years

Rainbow Warriors left enormous legacy

Wyndham: “You will always be my boys”

Albert Schwab: Tulsa’s only Congressional Medal of Honor recipient

A strong foundation to build upon