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University of Denver. Junior College

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1947-1951

Sources

Denver Junior College established in 1942.
Sources Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg.144); Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume N: page 324, 338. The idea to start a Junior College is presented and discussed and a committee is organized to determine if a Junior College should be established. It’s formally passed in 1942.
Denver Junior College opened in 1947.
Sources Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg.146).
Denver Junior College disbanded in 1951.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Junior College Records

 Collection
Identifier: U055
Overview The Junior College at the University of Denver offered two year courses leading to professional and semi-professional Associate Degrees. After the dramatic drop of enrollments at the University of Denver in 1950-1951 due to issues stemming from the close of the second World War and accreditation issues, Chancellor Jacobs proposed in June 1951 that the Junior College and Community Institute programs be terminated in favor of a Community College. The collection contains correspondence, notes,...