Welcome to the History portion of the website. Here you will find celebrations and information about Acacia@UNL.
Our 110th Anniversary Celebration
It was a great time with all the Brothers and guests who could join us for the 110th Anniversary celebrated at the Champions Club in Lincoln, NE. Click on the link below for pictures/video of the event.
Nebraska Champions Club
Some more history about Acacia @ Nebraska
2255 Vine St (1968-Present): This house was paid for with many generous donations from Alumni and friends with the help of another Alumni (Bill Walker #581) . The donations didn’t make up the total need though. So for several years in the 1970s the loan was held by an Alumni’s father (Chuck Rasmussen who is now an Honorary Acacian) and the chapter paid him directly. That is true love for your fraternity to take on the personal debt for an organization. Bill Tenieal drew up the plans for our Colonial style house. The furniture used the decorate the house was bought from NFM (Mrs. Bee directly) by Chuck [Source: Mark Rasmussen #735]
410 N. 17th St (1959-1967) which has a mixed list of fraternities inhabiting the house.
334 N. 13th (1943-1957) which is now the Nebraska Bookstore across from Love Library [Source: Don Mattox #521 and Dick Spencer #468]
1503 8th St (1938-1943) Across the street from the Govenor’s mansion [Source: Charles Milligan #468]
History of Chapter Advisors
- Martin Liphardt: 2001-current
- Keith Sawyers: 1960-2001
- Charles Godwin for 1 semester while Keith was out: (year unknown)
- Don Cunningham 1959-1960
- Floyd Goff: 1958-1959
- Orvall Conners 1950’s (year TBD)
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