Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

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Mansfield: 150 Years of History

1990s

1992

MU baseball team places second in the NCAA Division II World Series, the highest finish for a Northern team to date. The team also advanced to the series in 1993 and 1994.

Mansfield University and Mansfield Borough celebrated the first Fabulous 1890s celebration. The first night football game was the subject of an advertising campaign by GE that year.

 
1995

The tradition of the Mountie Movers began this year with eight volunteers. Now dozens of volunteers help new and returning students move into the dorms the weekend before the beginning of class.

 
1996

The newly renovated North Hall reopened for the fall semester. It holds the main, educational and music libraries as well as administrative office.  The building received international attention for combining a state-of-the-art electronic library with a rich and stately Victorian environment.  The university also received permission to keep the historic six-story atrium open.

 
1997

The MU men’s basketball team was ranked 10th in the NCAA Division II Poll. They advanced to the semifinals of the Eastern Regional Tournament.

 
1998

Inaugural Joel Stephens Invitational Tournament

 
1999

The university withdrew recognition of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity after allegations of hazing in April.

Jack Wilcox, retired music professor, received the Mansfield Chamber of Commerce’s Max Colegrove Citizen of the Year Award.

In July, MU hosted its first graduation ceremony for adults who earned their GEDs through the university.

The MU men’s and women’s basketball team celebrated the 100th anniversary of the sport at Mansfield.