The UNM Office of the President Office and College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences host a lecture on Friday, March 21 from 3 - 5 p.m. in Zimmerman Library Willard Room.

Timothy Chandler, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Towson University, and a noted sports historian, presents, “More than nostalgia: The Hulsman Collection, and the importance of inter-scholastic and inter-collegiate athletics to Southwest Sport(s) History.”  The event is held to honor a recent gift from Coach Jim and Mary Lois Hulsman to the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections to support the conversion of UNM athletics films and videotapes into a digital format for their long-term preservation.

Chandler is the author of “Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity”; “Making the Rugby World: Race, Gender, Commerce”; and “With God on their Side: Sport in the Service of Religion”. Prior to his current role at Towson University, Chandler since was a faculty member at Kent State University for 22 years, serving as senior associate provost and dean of the College of the Arts. In addition, he was professor of sport studies in the School of Exercise, Leisure and Sport. He has also taught at Syracuse University and was a visiting lecturer in the School of Physical Education, Sport and Leisure at De Montfort University, UK.

This event is free and open to the public, however individuals must RSVP by Friday, March 14 by calling (505) 277-6401 or emailing