Established in 1962 as one of seven departments in the newly organized College of Education, the Vocational and Technical Education Department consists of the Agricultural Division, Business Education Division, Home Economics Division and the Industrial Arts Division. The Department is primarily concerned with teaching, educational research and public service programs.1
This unit covers:
--Business Education Department:
The Department was established in the College of Commerce and Business Administration as a result of the reorganization of the Department of Business Organization and Operation on September 1, 1953.2 The Department offered programs leading to the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Commercial Teaching. In 1967, the work of this Department was transferred to the College of Education.
--Rurban Educational Development Laboratory (1968).
1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 52nd Report, October 17, 1962, p. 181.
2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 47th Report, May 23, 1953, pp. 646-47.
Description: American Vocational Education Personnel Development Association file, including annual meeting files (1976-82), correspondence (1973-82), organizational guidelines (1972-77), roster of officers, constitution, minutes of annual business meeting, membership lists (1978-83), Review file (1979-83) and programs of work, minutes and financial reports (1983-87).