University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Faculty Reports (Digital Surrogates)

Digital Surrogates from Faculty Reports of the College of Engineering (1918-1927), include copies of correspondence, course schedules, and minutes concerning proposed revisions to the curriculum, such as the addition of courses pertaining to war issues during World War I; faculty committees; student enrollment statistics; special events and lectures, including efforts to invite the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education to the University of Illinois (1919-1920); the implementation of an engineering aptitude test for college freshman in order to better shape students' course selections (1919); and new faculty at the college.

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