Education, Higher -- Illinois -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 4
Abstract Gustav Andreen was the fourth president of Augustana College as well as its longest-serving president, having held office from 1901 to 1935. Andreen was the first Augustana president to be born in the United States, to have graduated from Augustana, and to serve more than 30 years. Andreen was also responsible for creating an organized fundraising campaign to establish a college endowment. During his time at Augustana, Andreen created a formal geology department, raised over $1 million for...
Dates: 1835-1964 and undated
Identifier: MSS 42
Abstract The Office of Academic Affairs and its predecessors, including the Office of the Dean, have overseen the following functions at Augustana College: ortganizing faculty development, assessing the Augustana College curriculum, managing accreditation, establishing the budget, coordinating the general education curriculum, academic advising, and linking to the faculty governance structure at the College. The Augustana College Office of Academic Affairs records, 1948-2017 and undated, contains...
Dates: 1948-2017 and undated
Identifier: MSS 5
Abstract Conrad Bergendoff was the fifth president of Augustana College. Bergendoff was born in rural Nebraska in 1895. He attended Augustana College, and was a member of the class of 1915. He also earned a divinity degree from Augustana Seminary. After several years Bergendoff returned to the seminary as the dean, then as the president of the seminary and the college in 1935. After the seminary split from the college in 1948, Bergendoff remained the president of the college for fourteen more years....
Dates: 1869-1998 and undated
Identifier: MSS 6
Abstract Clarence Woodrow Sorensen, the sixth president of Augustana College, was born in Nebraska in 1907. He studied and traveled all over the world, producing fifteen books about his geographical studies, before coming to Augustana College. Sorensen assumed the presidency in 1962, and became the first Augustana College president who was not ordained before or during his term. He oversaw many changes to the campus, and helped to increase donations to the college. Sorensen resigned from his position...
Dates: 1947-1983 and undated