College of Business. Collection, 1946-Ongoing
Scope and Contents
The College of Business collection consists of minutes, correspondence and program
reviews of the different divisions within the college. This collection encompasses the
name changes that the College of Business had throughout the years. Most of the
materials in this collection come from the 1960s and 1970s, but there is a range of
materials in this collection.
This collection is separated into three series: College of Business Journals, InReview
Magazine and General Files.
Series 1: College of Business Journals: This series contains the Midwestern Journal of Business and Economics, which was published at Mankato State University from 1985- 1995. There is a small representation in the collection, and more can be found in Memorial Library, http://plus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/0Q2569992/Holdings.
Series 2: InReview Magazine: This series contains the InReview magazine, published every academic year since 2011. Its mission is to inform and to connect the reader to the College of Business community.
Series 3: General Files: This series contains correspondences, meeting minutes, program reviews and other materials the College of Business collected. This Section is sorted alphabetically, and left largely untouched.
- Minnesota State University, Mankato (Organization)
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.
Biographical / Historical
The College of Business began in 1948 under the name Division of Business Education. Originally, the college was established to train those who wanted to teach, and very few of the early enrollees went on to gain a career in business. This degree was in Business Education, and the first people graduated with this degree in 1949. This has since changed, where many of the students that graduated from the college pursue careers in business and less go into the field of teaching. The name changed once again in 1958 to the Division of Business and again in 1965 to the school of Business. In 1993, the school was now called the College of Business, and this name remains today. The College of Business has the largest enrollment of any college on campus with over two thousand undergraduate students. Over the years the College of Business has offered different course offerings which are now a part of different Colleges. Currently, the College offers Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing and International Business for majors and Accounting, Business Administration, Business Law, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, Marketing, and International Business as minors. In addition, there is a strong Master of Business Administration and Master of Accounting programs at Minnesota State University, Mankato. For more information about the College of Business, see their website at: https://cob.mnsu.edu/. This information was gathered from Faust, Claire E. Mankato State University: The Second Century The First Twenty-five Years, 1968-1992 and the College of Business website.
1.5 Cubic Feet (1 Archival Box, 1 Hollinger Box and 1 Oversized folder.)
Language of Materials
The College of Business collection consists of minutes, correspondence and program reviews of the different divisions within the college. This collection encompasses the name changes that the College of Business had throughout the years. Most of the materials in this collection come from the 1960s and 1970s, but there is a range of materials in this collection.
- College of Business. Collection, 1946-Ongoing
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US