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Collection Overview

Title: Business College, 1951+

Predominant Dates:1960-1980

ID: RHC/UA/20/

Extent: 16.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1965

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The College of Business records date from 1951 to the present and are divided into two series:  college level records and departmental records.  The college level records contains self-study reports; AACSB visitation reports and correspondence; and the minutes, agendas, and supportive materials for the College Senate, College Curriculum, and the College Council Committees.  The series also includes a complete run of annual reports from 1959 to 1982, programs, reports, and miscellaneous publications.

The departmental series consists of program reviews and miscellaneous syllabi.  The remainder of the series is divided into the accountancy, business education, finance, management, and marketing departments and includes such records as meeting minutes, correspondence, departmental studies, reports, program, and curriculum information.  Included in the business education department records are a substantial amount of records from Delta Pi Epsilon, a national honorary graduate fraternity devoted to the advancement and professionalization of business education.

Collection Historical Note

The College of Business at Northern had its origin in 1951 as the Department of Business Education under the direction of Francis R. Geigle.  A major reorganization was made in 1959 when the Department of Business Administration was added to the Business Education Department.  As a result of the rapid growth of the university enrollments in business classes, in 1961 the College of Business was established.  At that time the College included four departments:  Accountancy, Management and Finance, Business Education, and Marketing.  Management and Finance became independent departments within the College in 1963.  In 1962 the Ed.D. degree in Business Education was established as one of the first doctoral programs at Northern.  By the mid-1990's the College of Business was ranked the 9th largest in the nation.  The Departments of Accountancy, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management and Information Systems are included in the College.

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Acquisition Source: Business College

Acquisition Method: The University Archives acquired the records of the College of Business in several installments beginning in the mid-1960's.  Literary rights are dedicated to the public.  There are no restrictions on access to the collection.


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Series I: College Records
Box 1
Folder 1: History and Information
Folder 2-11: Annual Reports, 1959-1967
Box 2
Folder 1-7: Annual Reports, 1968-1971
Box 3
Folder 1-7: Annual Reports, 1972-1975
Box 4
Folder 1-8: Annual Reports, 1975-1979
Box 5
Folder 1-3: Annual Reports, 1980-1982
Folder 4-6: Report of Baccalaureate Program (Application for Membership in The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business), 1968
Folder 7-9: Self-Study Reports, 1966-1967, 1973
Box 6
Folder 1-7: Self-Study Reports, 1973-1976
Box 7
Folder 1-12: Self-Study Reports, 1976, 1981, 1993
Box 8
Folder 1: Self-Study Report, no date
Folder 2-7: Curriculum Committee Minutes and Supportive Material, 1961-1977
Box 9
Folder 1-8: Curriculum Committee Minutes and Supportive Material, 1976-1983
Box 10
Folder 1-9: Curriculum Committee Minutes and Supportive Material, 1982-1988
Box 11
Folder 1-5: Curriculum Committee Minutes, 1989-1998
Folder 6-7: College Council Minutes, 1961-1974
Box 12
Folder 1-6: College Council Minutes, Agendas, and Supportive Material, 1974-1979
Box 13
Folder 1-9: College Council Minutes, Agendas and Supportive Material, 1980-1988
Box 14
Folder 1-4: College Council Minutes, Agendas and Supportive Material, 1987-2002
Folder 5-10: Business Senate Minutes, (1961-1963), 1975-1981
Box 15
Folder 1-13: Business Senate Minutes, 1982-2002
Box 16
Folder 1: Ad Hoc Library Committee Reports, 1968
Folder 2: Faculty Meeting Minutes, 1962-1973
Folder 3: Graduate Faculty Meetings, 1964-1967
Folder 4-9: Senate/Council Retreats, 1976-1981
Box 17
Folder 1-4: Senate/Council Retreats, 1982-1984, 1986
Folder 5-8: Dean's Council, 1982-1985
Box 18
Folder 1-2: Dean's Council, 1985-1987
Folder 3-4: Dean's Retreat, 1986-1987
Folder 5-6: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Accreditation Reference Book, 1981-1982
Folder 7: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Correspondence, 1964-1968
Folder 8: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Resurvey, 1970-1971
Folder 9: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Statistical Service Salary Survey, 1968-1971
Box 19
Folder 1: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Statistical Service Salary Survey, 1972-1974
Folder 2: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Past Faculty Information, 1977-1981
Folder 3: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Pre-Visit Correspondence, 1980-1981
Folder 4: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Visitation, December 1-4, 1981
Folder 5: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Visit-Follow-up and Supporting Materials, 1981-1982
Folder 6: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Accounting Accreditation Meeting, March 25-26, 1982
Folder 7-9: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Reports, Fall 1983-Spring 1985
Box 20
Folder 1-2: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB): Reports, Fall 1986-Spring 1988
Folder 3: Academic Planning Committee, 1985-1986
Folder 4: Academic Planning Hearing, 1971-1973
Folder 5: Five Year Academic Plan, 1976-1977
Folder 6: Business Correspondence, 1961-1980
Folder 7: Proposal for the Doctorate Degree, 1965
Folder 8: Ph.D. in Business Committee Meetings, 1965
Folder 9: Ph.D. in Business, 1965-1968
Folder 10: Doctorate of Business Administration, 1970-1973
Folder 11: Northern's College of Business, Brochures, 1988-1990
Box 21
Folder 1: Executive M.B.A. Program, 1985
Folder 2: Partners in Achieving Excellence-Board of Executive Advisors, 1991
Folder 3a-b: Business Network, (Fall 1985-Spring 1999), Spring 2006
Folder 4: Presidents Forums, 1969-1971
Folder 5: Conference on Business and Society, 1969
Folder 6: Seminar - "Changing Land Use and Value in Northern Illinois", 1970
Folder 7: Executives Seminars, 1961-1973
Folder 8: DeKalb AgResearch Business Lecture, 1970
Folder 9: Annual Awards Programs, 1963-1975
Folder 10-11: NIU Business Report, 1965-1971
Folder 12: Classroom - Computer Augmented Instruction, 1971-1974
Folder 13: Horizons Newsletter, 1973-1974
Folder 14: Northern Illinois Business Review, 1968-1972
Folder 15: A Business and Economic Guide to Northern Illinois, 1967
Box 22
Folder 1: A Business and Economic Guide to Northern Illinois, 1968
Folder 2: Zip Research Applied to Marketing Decision Making, 1967
Folder 3: The Size and Composition of Current Defense Markets, 1968
Folder 4: Transportation in 1980, 1968
Folder 5: The DeKalb Area Economy: Present and Future, by Tseng and Wilbur, 1972
Folder 6: International Business: A Report (Canada), 1967
Series II: Departmental Records
Box 22
Folder 7: Statewide Program Review of Business Programs, May 1, 1979
Folder 8: Program Improvement and Development, (1982- 1984)
Folder 9: Academic Administrative Program Review, 1984
Folder 10: Introduction to all Program Reviews, May 1985
Folder 11-12: Program Reviews: College of Business, 1972, 1976
Folder 13: Program Reviews: Recommendations and Abstracts, 1984-1985
Folder 14: Program Reviews: Accountancy, (1975-1980)
Folder 15: Program Reviews: Accountancy: NEPR, 1984
Folder 16: Program Reviews: Accountancy: Recommendations and Abstracts, 1984-1985
Box 23
Folder 1-2: Program Reviews: Master of Business Administration, 1975, 1979-80
Folder 3: Program Reviews: Master of Business Administration:  NEPR, 1984
Folder 4: Program Reviews: Master of Business Administration: Recommendations and Abstracts, 1984-1985
Folder 5: Program Reviews: Business Education Department, 1971, 1972
Folder 6-7: Program Reviews: Business Education and Administrative Services, (1979-1980)
Folder 8: Program Reviews: Business Education and Administrative Services: NEPR, 1984
Folder 9: Program Reviews: Business Education and Administrative Services: Recommendations and Abstracts, 1984-1985
Folder 10: Program Reviews: Business Systems & Analysis (MS-Management Information Systems), 1979-1980
Folder 11: Program Reviews: Business Systems & Analysis (MS-Management Information Systems): NEPR, 1984
Folder 12: Program Reviews: Business Systems & Analysis (MS-Management Information Systems): Abstract, 1984-1985
Folder 13: Program Reviews: Finance, 1980
Box 24
Folder 1: Program Reviews: Finance: NEPR, 1984
Folder 2: Program Reviews: Finance: Recommendations and Abstracts, 1984-1985
Folder 3: Program Reviews: Management, 1979-1980, no date
Folder 4: Program Reviews: Management: NEPR, 1978, 1984
Folder 5: Program Reviews: Management: Recommendations and Abstracts, 1984-1985
Folder 6: Program Reviews: Marketing, 1979-1980
Folder 7: Program Reviews: Marketing: NEPR, 1984
Folder 8: Program Reviews: Marketing: Recommendations and Abstracts, 1984-1985
Folder 9-12: Program Reviews: Program Review Correspondence and Supportive Material, (1975-1983)
Box 25
Folder 1-3: Program Reviews: Program Review Correspondence and Supportive Material, 1984-1986
Folder 4: Accountancy Department: Department Information, (1957-1973)
Folder 5: Accountancy Department: Department Meeting Minutes, (1966-1969)
Folder 6: Accountancy Department: Student Advisory Board Meeting Minutes, 1969
Folder 7: Accountancy Department: Annual Accounting Intern Dinner Meeting Programs, 1964-1978
Folder 8: Accountancy Department: Workshops and Seminar Programs, (1962-1979)
Folder 9: Accountancy Department: Alumni Newsletter; "In Touch", Spring 1978, Fall 1981; 2004
Folder 10: Accountancy Department: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Reaccreditation, 1981-1983
Folder 11: Accountancy Department: The American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Accounting Visitation, Spring 1983
Folder 12: Business Education Department: History
Box 26
Folder 1: Business Education Department: Correspondence, (1951-1958)
Folder 2: Business Education Department: Inter-Departmental Correspondence, 1953-1954
Folder 3: Business Education Department: Correspondence with National Office Managers Association, 1953
Folder 4: Business Education Department: Undergraduate Curriculum Information, 1951-1953
Folder 5: Business Education Department: Graduate Curriculum Information, 1951-1954
Folder 6: Business Education Department: Course Offerings, 1954-1955
Folder 7: Business Education Department: Department Report, 1952
Folder 8: Business Education Department: Consultant's Visitation Report, 1962
Folder 9: Business Education Department: Handbook for Student Teachers, 1964
Folder 10: Business Education Department: Student Recognition Banquet, 1976
Folder 11: Business Education Department: List of Materials in Resource Center, 1970
Folder 12: Business Education Department: Proposal for Research Activities Submitted to the U.S. Commissioner of Education, 1966
Folder 13-14: Business Education Department: Annotated Bibliography of Instructional Materials in Cooperative Occupational Education, 1974, 1977
Folder 15: Business Education Department: Curriculum Planning Guides, 1978
Box 27
Folder 1-2: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): DPE History, National, (1957-1991)
Folder 3: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Alpha Phi Chapter Histories, 1972, 1977
Folder 4: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): "Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow; Business Education at NIU", 1977
Folder 5: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Historian's Report, Alpha Phi, (1967-1991)
Folder 6: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): By-Laws, Alpha Phi, (1967-1993)
Folder 7: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Officer's Handbook, (1965-1993)
Folder 8: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Financial Reports, (1967-1989)
Folder 9: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Chapter Organization, May 27, 1967
Folder 10-11: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Alpha Phi Meetings, 1967-1987
Box 28
Folder 1: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Alpha Phi Meetings, 1988-1993
Folder 2: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Guest Book, 25th Anniversary, June 1992
Folder 3: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Minutes, Chapter, (1967-1991)
Folder 4: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Minutes, Executive Board, 1967-1989
Folder 5-7: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Membership Lists/Directories, 1967-1986
Box 29
Folder 1: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Membership Directories, 1987-1990
Folder 2: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Attendance, (1967-1972)
Folder 3-7: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Newsletter, "The Alpha PhI-Le", 1967-1984
Box 30
Folder 1: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Newsletter, "Alpha PhI-Le", 1985-April 1993
Folder 2: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: National Research Study: "A Study to Determine the Perceptions of Business Education by Various Groups of School Personnel", 1970
Folder 3: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: National Research Study #2, 1971
Folder 4-5: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: Consumer Education - Programmed Learning Instruction, 1975
Folder 6: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: The Chipmunk Series - Typewriting Learning Activity Packets, 1976
Folder 7: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: Blue Bird Series, 1977
Folder 8: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: A Study of Speed and Errors in Problem Typewriting, 1977
Folder 9: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: An Analysis of Business Letters, 1978-79
Folder 10: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: A Study to Identify the Essential Characteristics in the Operation of a Vocational Office Program and to Compare the Vocational Training that the Graduates of a Cooperative Vocational Office Education Program Received to the Vocational Training Needed for Their Present Position, 1983
Folder 11: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: Computer Usage and Keyboarding Instruction in Elementary Schools in Northern Illinois, 1985
Box 31
Folder 1: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: Effects of Previous Keyboarding Experience on Student Performance in High School Beginning Keyboarding/ Typewriting, 1987
Folder 2: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Projects: Performance on Straight Copy Tests of High School Beginning  Keyboarding Students Using Only Microcomputers, 1990-1991
Folder 3: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Certificates of Merit, 1987, 1990, 1992
Folder 4: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Chapter Recognition Application, January 1, 1985-December 31, 1986
Folder 5: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Copyright Information, (1970-1977)
Folder 6: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): D.P.E. "I.Q." tests, no date
Folder 7: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Illinois D.P.E. Coordinating Council, 1974-1989
Folder 8: Delta Pi Epsilon (National Honorary Graduate Fraternity in Business  Education): Position Paper, May 1972
Folder 9: Finance: Wirtz Street Journal, 1981
Folder 10: Management: Purposes and Objectives, 1965
Folder 11: Marketing: Program Information, no date
Folder 12: Marketing: The First 50 Years of Beta Gamma Sigma, by Fayette H. Elwell, 1963
Folder 13: Marketing: Principles, Tools, BSA 324 and MGMT 468 Course Coordinators (Syllabi), 1985
Folder 14: Marketing: Report on Syllabi for Graduate Programs, 1971
Folder 15: Executive M.B.A. (Masters in Business Administration) Program, 1992

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