College of Commerce Founded | 150 Engage Illinois Office of Corporate Relations
Celebrating our Sesquicentennial 1867-2017
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The Board of Trustees approves David Kinley’s request to form a separate business college administrative unit. The College of Commerce opens with 581 students and 22 faculty members teaching in three departments: Economics, Business Organization and Operation, and Transportation. Nathan A. Weston, Professor of Economics, becomes Acting Dean of the College. Enrollment in the College nearly triples in its first five years.

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Jan 01, 1915
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Nathan A. Weston
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