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Leslie, Jim


Jim Leslie was president of the UNO Alumni Association from 1973 until 2005. He also served as chief executive officer of the organization, as well as director of the William H. & Dorothy Thompson Center (informally known as the Alumni House). As a student at the Municipal University of Omaha, he served as Student Council President in 1962/1963. He graduated from OU in 1963 with a bachelor of arts degree in history.
Jim Leslie's wife Nancy was the niece of Bernice Corbaley, the first OU/UNO Homecoming Queen in 1931.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bernice Corbaley Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: UNO-0228
Identifier: UNO-0228
Content Description This small collection contains the program from the November 31, 1931, University of Omaha Homecoming football contest against Wayne; two copies of the Municipal University of Omaha Student Council Constitution; and a few newspaper clippings.

Jim Leslie Collection

 Collection — Frame: 1-14
Identifier: UNO-0145
Scope and Contents

The Jim Leslie Collection comprises framed photographs and memorabilia, most of which have a personal message to Jim inscribed upon the item. The items were gifts to Jim Leslie from various persons associated with the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, given during his tenure as UNO Alumni Association president, from 1973 until 2005. Many items are undated.

Ouampi blankets, circa 1960

 Item — Box: Memorabilia [15]
Scope and Contents Two red fleece blankets featuring the OUampi mascot of the Univeristy of Omaha.