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African American Institute records
Overview In February 1969, Northeastern University's African American students submitted a proposal to establish the Afro-American Institute and a Black Studies Department. Students envisioned that the Afro-American Institute would provide an academic, cultural, and political base for black students on campus. Northeastern University's Board of Trustees approved setting up the Afro-American Institute in the Forsyth Annex and appointed Charles Turner director. At the Norfolk House in John Eliot Square,...
Department of Admissions records
Overview Northeastern University's Office of Admissions formed in 1927 under director Milton John Schlagenhauf, replacing a Committee on Admissions. Enrollment increased drastically after World War II, from 3,623 students in 1944 to 10,671 in 1947, and it steadily increased each succeeding year. Northeastern University made a concerted effort to recruit students and provide scholarships to those who could not afford college. In 1960, an Associate Director of Admissions was hired in response to the...
- Subject: African American college students -- Massachusetts -- Boston X
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Admissions 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Entrance requirements 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Funds and scholarships 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). African American Institute 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of Admissions 1