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Midwest College of Engineering collection, 1967-1994

 Collection
Identifier: 012.01.02

Materials from the Midwest College of Engineering (MCE) from before and after its merger with IIT in 1986. These include the following files: 1. File labeled "Alumni Affairs." Includes two alphabetical lists of MCE alumni, computer-generated in 1988. 2. Copy of comprehensive exam in mathematics, MCE, 1973 3. File of materials assembled in connection with MCE graduation ceremonies, including press releases and copies of correspondence with various venders who provided services for those ceremonies. Also present is an envelope of color prints (3" x 5") of a 1980s MCE graduation ceremony. 1974-1985. 4. File of miscellaneous manuscript materials pertaining to MCE, including a copy of the "Agreement for Acquisition and Plan of Transition" between MCE and IIT, (1986); preparations for its 20th anniversary (1987); graduating students (1988-1990); MCE's re-accreditation in 1984; and a review of its relation with IIT since the merger (1994). 5. File of materials pertaining to MCE offerings in its Department of Mechanical Engineering, 1967-73. 6. File of materials pertaining to MCE offerings in its Department of Electrical Engineering, 1976. 7. File of materials pertaining to MCE offerings in its Civil Engineering program, 1969-75. 8. File of materials pertaining to MCE offerings in its Department of Chemical Engineering, ca. 1973. 9. File of materials pertaining to MCE offerings in its Department of Humanities, 1977. 10. File of materials pertaining to MCE offerings in its Engineering science program, 1972-74. 11. File of materials pertaining to MCE offerings in its Engineering Management program, 1972-76. 12. File on the MCE Student Association, ca. 1973-83.

Dates

  • 1967-1994

Creator

Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

12 Folders

Abstract

In 1967 Dr. Alva C. Todd, a graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology, founded the Midwest College of Engineering (MCE) in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. In 1986, the Midwest College of Engineering merged with Illinois Institute of Technology, which led to the formation of IIT's west-suburban Rice Campus in Wheaton, Illinois. The Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Campus of Illinois Institute of Technology in Wheaton opened for classes in 1991.

Biographical Note

In 1967 Dr. Alva C. Todd, a graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology, founded the Midwest College of Engineering (MCE) in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. In 1986, the Midwest College of Engineering merged with Illinois Institute of Technology, which led to the formation of IIT's west-suburban Rice Campus in Wheaton, Illinois. The Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Campus of Illinois Institute of Technology in Wheaton opened for classes in 1991.

Provenance

Formerly 2013.005

Processor

Mindy C. Pugh, 3/18/2013

Part of the Paul V. Galvin Library. University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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