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Accreditation (Education)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Architecture Program Reaccreditation records

Identifier: UR-04-016
Overview Series I documents the architecture program’s initial accreditation in 1972-1973 with the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), and subsequent reaccreditations in 1978, 1983, 1986, 1992, 1999, and 2005.Series II was created or brought together to complete the requirements for the reaccreditation of the Architecture Program in the Department of Architecture and Interiors in 2012. It consists of the department’s reports to NAAB in 2005 and 2012, and material submitted to...
Dates: 1969 - 2012; Majority of material found within 2009 - 2012

College of Engineering records

Identifier: UR-04-007
Overview The College of Engineering is among the oldest colleges at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Since its establishment in 1914, it has achieved many firsts. In 1915, it became the first school at Drexel permitted to grant a four-year degree; in 1919, it was the first to implement a cooperative education program, placing students in business, industrial and professional assignments as a component of their education; and, later, in 1925, it was the first to extend the cooperative...
Dates: 1930 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1973

Doctoral Program Accreditation Proposal records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UR-06-028
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the 1959 request for doctoral accreditation, two copies of the 1965 request for doctoral accreditation, and a supplement to the 1965 proposal.

Dates: 1959 - 1965

Evening College records

Identifier: UR-04-002
Overview The Drexel Evening College was founded in 1891, as the Department of Lectures and Evening Classes within the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry, and held its first classes in 1892. A program of study geared towards working adults, it offered courses in drawing, decorative painting, modeling, woodcarving, stained glass, mathematics, bookkeeping, stenography and typewriting, chemistry, physics, shop work in wood and iron, cookery, dressmaking, millinery, physical culture,...
Dates: 1921 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1988

Hahnemann University Academic Affairs records

Identifier: HU-003
Overview Hahnemann University’s long history began in 1848 with the founding of the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. Over the years, the institution evolved in many ways, eventually becoming Hahnemann University and, later, the Drexel University College of Medicine. In the mid- to late-twentieth century, with the decline of homeopathy, Hahnemann re-invented itself as a nationally known academic medical center with prominence in cardiac surgery and cardiology, oncology, transplantation,...
Dates: 1848 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1994

Library records

Identifier: UR-05-002
Overview The Library records contains documentation of the Drexel University Library from its creation in 1891 to 2003. Drexel University Library has been housed in three different buildings; the Main Building (1891-1958), the Korman Center (1959-1982) and W.W. Hagerty Library (1983-2010). The library was also responsible for running the library school until 1962, with the exception of the years 1914 to 1922 when the library school was suspended. The documents in this collection constitute a record...
Dates: 1891-2013

Richard D. Breslin administration records

Identifier: UR-01-010
Overview This collection consists chiefly of subject files on administrative, academic, and financial topics compiled during the term of Drexel president Richard D. Breslin. The collection also contains material relating to his inauguration as president, his personal files, speeches, and the implementation of his Strategic Plan. The bulk of the collection covers 1988-1994, the time span Dr. Breslin was in office, but there are many earlier files dating from William S. Gaither's term as president...
Dates: 1966-1996