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HISTORY OF BARUCH
PUBLIC EXHIBIT

5. A COLLEGE IS BORN,
1962-1968

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5.1 "" "The Bernard M. Baruch School of Business and Public Administration 50 Anniversary" (1969)   ""
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  "" Many changes took place since the establishment of the School of Business and Civic Administration in 1919. The school was established during a period when business education was in its infancy and grew to a prominent place among institutions of higher education in New York City. This booklet was published to celebrate its achievements as of 1969. [Source: "The Bernard M. Baruch School of Business and Public Administration 50 Anniversary," The Bernard M. Baruch College, 1969. From the collection of the Baruch College Archives.] "" image link
         
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5.2 "" "School Site Maybe on St. Nicholas Park"(May 17, 1966)    
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  "" The need for additional space for the Baruch school was an ongoing concern. In 1966 it looked a bit more promising that funds would be made available for a new campus. Several proposals were made, one of which was to move the college to Harlem. After much opposition the plan was dropped. [This article is from the Ticker, May 17, 1966. From the collection of the Baruch College Archives.] ""
         
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5.3 "" "BHE Votes for Study on New Baruch Site" (May 29, 1966)    
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  "" Another site proposal for a new campus was the Washington Market site. It was one of the more popular proposals because it was close to the business centers of New York. This plan also never materialized. [This article is from the Ticker, March 29, 1966. From the collection of the Baruch College Archives.] ""
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5.4 "" Special Committee on the Future of the Baruch School (September 27, 1967)   ""
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  "" The Keppel Report was brought together to consider the future of Baruch College and it finally reached a decision in favor of a separate college. [From the collections of the Baruch College Archives. September 27, 1967] "" image link
         
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5.5 "" Baruch College Plans & Procedures for Dealing With Open Admissions(September 1970)    
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  "" The problem of open admissions became the focus of concern after the issue of re-organization of the college was resolved. [From the collections of the Baruch College Archives. February, 1970] ""
         
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5.6 "" Picture of 155 East 24th Street   ""
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  "" After many different proposals were made for additional space, the college acquired 155 East 24th street. [From the collection of the Baruch College Archives.] "" image link
         
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5.7 "" Picture of 155 East 24th Street   ""
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  "" The building at 155 East 24th street made space available for administrative offices as well as the library. [From the collection of the Baruch College Archives.] "" image link
         
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5.8 "" Picture of 155 East 24th Street   ""
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  "" The building at 155 East 25th street was an imposing structure, which everyone hoped would help solve the Baruch College Space issues. [From the collection of the Baruch College Archives.] "" image link
         
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5.9 "" Picture of 155 East 24th Street   ""
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  "" This view shows the entrance to the new facility. [From the collection of the Baruch College Archives.] "" image link
         
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5.10 "" Picture of 155 East 24th Street   ""
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  "" Although the new space needed much work, it was a welcome addition to the Baruch College community. [From the collection of the Baruch College Archives.] "" image link
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5.11 "" Picture of 155 East 24th Street   ""
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  "" Getting the facility ready for the college meant many renovations. [From the collection of the Baruch College Archives.] "" image link
         
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5.12 "" "A Proposed Organizational Structure for the Bernard M. Baruch College and a Report Requirements and Concepts of Organization Functions and Authority in the Bernard M. Baruch College" (January 1968)   ""
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  "" Several reports were produced attempting to define a new, autonomous Baruch College. In what became known as the Love Report, a structure for the college was proposed with two equal schools. [From the collections of the Baruch College Archive.] "" image link
         
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5.13 "" Picture of President Robert Weaver (c.1968)   ""
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Robert Weaver was chosen as the first president of the new Baruch College in 1968. He was the first African-American to achieve this status. His tenure was short (running only until 1970) yet he served during years full of challenges facing the college. [From the collections of the Baruch College Archive.]

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