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4 > Image 4 of Kentucky alumnus, vol. 04, no. 02, 1930

Part of Kentucky alumnus

" A "llllliiai ive? f ag ? 4 KENTUCKY ALUMNUS ` E i- business training today as compared with the more and more attention which is evidenced by l A _ early 80s. the _fact that the matter will be discussed at the _ , i V __ 4 The establishment of the College of Commerce spring meeting of the American Association of J at the University of Kentucky is therefore a frui- Collegiate Schools of Business. The President of z l tion of a nation-wide movement. Virtually `every the Association in his letter asking Doctor Wiest i e V important institution of higher learning in the to lead this discussion states that we cannot indef- _l V . United States has its school of business. Even in initely avoid the 1`SD0llSibilitY ef D1`0Vl could not be taken care of in any other way. It and Dean Wleilh Of the College ef (;lmllll`? and furthermore serves as technical adviser and as a e ;;?Zfll;;r;etaIe$V;; egglgelg eE)ll;e;;lFe?te3neelee@le; fact-finding-agency for state offieials on business ei g in economics having a large social-science content Eglgoggliagigggzri.;5;tE;l;. Vggiiagigl ii; l e . as liberal arts courses, and to list such courses mw has done Splendid Worke l l E { , under the head of Economics in the Arts and Sci- Teaching Personnel l | _ ence section of the catalog and also in the Sched- The teaching personnel gf the College of Com- ii. A I ule ef RltatlnS The plan Virtually ?lmOl~llll$ merce consists this year of nine men. These men i _ to Setting up tl DP?lll?mYll? ef EC0ll0llliS ill this are well trained. They have done graduate work l l A _ l Cllge ef Arte and Sciences admllllSl?ll j0illtlY at a variety of institutions. Altogether they rep- l fi _ by the deans ef the two Colleges- resent seven different universities, which means C _ l Business Curricula that different points of view clash from time to _ l The curriculum followed by students in the time and that theories proposed are constantly = College of C01lllll1 is itll1 the Glll`&lBuSi- challenged. This is a very wholesome situation L ` l ress orglieiee or echel Combined Commerce--Law in the fields of social science and business sub- , l 0uiS 0 of W ifi lead to the degree of Bach- jects. In fact too much in-breeding in any de- t , elor of Science in Commerce. The GeneralBusi partment of a university is undesirable. While i = ness Curriculum is flexible so that a student may we have not thus far deemed it advisable to GS- E 2 specialize in accounting and other fields. tablish departments in the College, we, however, . Vt At this time the College is preparing to offer assign specialists to particular fields. For in- ` Z also a course in Secretarial Training, a project stance, Professor McIntyre heads up merchandis- _ that the schools of business generally have been ing; Professor Jennings is in charge of Economic _ _ averse to undertake. It is, however, receiving (Continued on Page Eleven) 1 _--io , . l .___e V ee m e e - I e e eee;} . ,..r i.