Eckhoff, Cecil F.  Cecil “Cec” Eckhoff Memorial Service Videotape, 28 June 1997.

GACA Collection 248



Eckhoff, Cecil F.  Cecil “Cec” Eckhoff Memorial Service Videotape, 28 June 1997.  GACA Collection 248.  1 folder.


ABSTRACT:
The Cecil “Cec” Eckhoff collection contains a VHS recording of Eckhoff’s memorial service held 28 June 1997.  Eckhoff was born 2 August 1929.  He graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1956.  As a student, Eckhoff was active in many campus organizations, including Omega Kappa fraternity and Inter-Greek Senate.  In addition, he was a member of the Guild of St. Ansgar, an honor society.  Eckhoff served as head of the Alumni Affairs at Gustavus from 1963-1994.


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:

Cec Eckhoff’s career at Gustavus Adolphus College began in 1963 when he was hired as the first Director of Alumni Affairs.  He was promoted later to the Vice President of Alumni Affairs.  During his time at Gustavus, he raised alumni donations to 60%, which was more than twice the percentage that most other colleges received.  The school won the American Alumni Council/U.S. Steel Grand Award for Sustained Performance, a nationwide competition that had only once before been awarded to a small college.  Also, between 1975 and 1986, the school won the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Sustained Excellence in Development of Alumni Support award ten times.  Eckhoff retired in 1994.


RESTRICTIONS:
There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.


COLLECTION CITATION:
Eckhoff, Cecil F.  Cecil “Cec” Eckhoff Memorial Service Videotape, 28 June 1997. GACA Collection 248.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


ACQUISITION:
Randall Stuckey, Director of Alumni Relations, transferred this collection during August 2004.


PROCESSED BY:
Adrianna Darden processed this collection and developed the finding aid during September 2010.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:
Eckhoff, Cecil F., 1929-1997--Funeral and memorial services.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Alumni and alumnae.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Administration.