Isabel Bevier became a national leader in home economics | 150 Engage Illinois Office of Corporate Relations
Celebrating our Sesquicentennial 1867-2017
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On March 13, 1900, the trustees voted to establish a department of domestic science in the College of Agriculture. Isabel Bevier, who was appointed as professor of household science, organized the curriculum and became a nationally influential academic figure in the field of home economics.

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Mar 13, 1900
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Isabel Bevier
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Isabel Bevier