Subject File, 1901, 1906-1910, 1913-1959, 1960-1968
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Brief Description: Administrative Subject File including correspondence, reports, departmental and committee minutes and newsclippings relating to college and departmental reorganization, curricula, graduate work, staff recruitment, building and equipment, admission and graduate requirements, research and the 1950-52 controversy in the college.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 9/1/1
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Business
Volume: 2.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 8/10/67; ca. 10/72, 4/93
More information is available at http://archives.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/0901001.pdf (pdf)
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject and chronological thereunder
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Business :

The College of Commerce and Business Administration was established on June 9, 19141 and an acting dean was appointed on July 14, 1915.2 The first dean was appointed on August 15, 1919.3 The dean is appointed by the Board of Trustees biennially. His duties, as established by the Board of Trustees, include: preparing the budget, representing the college in all business with outside authorities, and coordinating the departments and the special offices of the college, such as the Executive Development Center, the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, and the Placement Office.4 In 2003, the name of the college was shortened to the College of Business.5

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 27th Report, June 9, 1914, p. 763. (c.f. 28th Report, April 27, 1915, p. 244.)

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 28th Report, July 14, 1915, p. 767.

3. Board of Trustees Transactions, 30th Report, August 15, 1919, p. 507.

4. University of Illinois Statutes, May 17, 1972, p. 12-14. The Placement Office first appears in the budget in the Board of Trustees Transactions, 41st Report, August 5, 1941, p. 495.

5. Board of Trustees Agenda Items, February 13, 2003.

Subject Index
Accountancy
Business Education
Economics
Graduate Studies
Marketing
Reorganization
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]