Change and Challenge (1929 - 1963)

1931

Law School transferred to University of Dayton.

1932

Iota Tau Lambda is founded.

1934

Name is changed to Dayton YMCA Junior College.

 

Dormitories at the Fourth Street location overseen by "Mother" Ruff

 

William S. Segar becomes Education Director.

 

Freshman year established.

1935

Sophomore year established.

[1935]

G. H. McConaughy is Director of the Junior College.

1935

855 students

 

Technical School - 285 students

 

Commerce School - 276 students

 

Liberal Arts & Evening High School - 147 students each

1936

45 Faculty members

1943

C. Chester Bussey becomes Director of the YMCA College.

1946

G.I. Bill enables many veterans to attend college.

Day College begins.

1948

Name is officially changed to Sinclair College of the YMCA.

 

Annex Building at 113 West Monument Avenue is purchased for the growing school.

1952

Work-Study Program begun for evening students.

1953

First self-study completed.

1957

Director Bussey becomes President.

1959

Sinclair College receives separate incorporation.

1960

College receives a grant from the Dayton Foundation to conduct a North Central Association self-study for accreditation.

 

Last Bachelor's Degree awarded.

1962

75th Anniversary of Sinclair College celebrated.