Department of Business Administration Records
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- 1972 - 2006
- Department of Business Administration (Organization)
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In 1976 Joseph E. Johnson was appointed head of the Department of Business Administration.
The Master of Science in Business Administration was formally approved in 1970. In 1976, the name of the degree changed to Master of Business Administration. This title change brought the degree designation in line with those of similar programs at other American universities.
In 1978, the department became the Department of Business Administration and Accounting. However, this lasted only one year as the Department of Accounting became its own entity in 1979.
In 1980, the Department of Business Administration moved from its previous location in the Curry Building to the newly constructed School of Business and Economics building, which is currently known as the Bryan Building. This move permitted the Department to be housed adequately for the first time in both office and classroom facilities.
During the 1979-1980 year, two professional student organizations were formed within the department: the Risk and Insurance Society and the business professional fraternity Delta Sigma Pi.
In 1980, William L. Tullar was named acting head of the Department of Business Administration during the spring semester, while Joseph E. Johnson was on leave.
In 1981, an MBA Association was organized at UNCG. Its principle objective was to provide a better interface between executives already in the business community and students in the Business Administration program. In 1984, Terry W. Mullins was appointed acting head of the Department of Business Administration.
After 1985 the Department of Business Administration was divided into two new departments: the Department of Management and the Department of Finance. In 1995, the Department of Business Administration was re-established by the merger of the Department of Finance, the Division of Business and Marketing Teacher Education, and the Department of Management and Marketing. Benton E. Miles was appointed head of the unified department.
In 2002, Daniel Winkler was appointed as Department Head. He served until 2006, when Steve Lucas took over the position.
2.71 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
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The records of the Department of Business Administration contains correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, and annual reports that document the activities of the Department of Business Administration from 1972 to 2006.
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