If you had taken a boat up Washington’s Nisqually River with CU law dean David Getches and headed west down a muddy creek, you might have seen the remains of a 100-foot Douglas fir tree along the banks.
Charged with preserving and promoting CU history, the CU Heritage Center is located on the third floor of Old Main. Director Kay Oltmans has been the primary caretaker of everything from a moon rock to the stuffed head of Ralphie I.
Before vice chancellor of student affairs Julie Wong arrived two years ago, she was preparing to travel the world on Semester at Sea. Today she oversees a multitude of departments from Wardenburg Health Center to the Alumni Association.