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Name: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Counseling Center


Historical Note:

Appearing as the Student Counseling Bureau in May 1949, this unit assisted students with educational, vocational, and personal problems.1 By 1956 its name appeared as the Student Counseling Service.2 In 1970 the Board of Trustees changed the name of the Student Counseling Service to the Psychological and Counseling Center, to reflect more clearly the nature of services available there.3 By 1989 it was listed as the Counseling Center, and with vocational, academic, personal, and interpersonal problems; its services included workshops, classes, individual, couple, and group counseling, as well as consultative services to University staff and departments.4

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 45th Report, May 21, 1949, p. 389.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 1956-1958, 49th Report, July 16, 1957, p. 566.

3. Board of Trustees Transactions, 55th Report, May 20, 1970, p. 919.

4. Undergraduate Programs, 1989-91, p. 42.






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