HBS Quick Links
Faculty and Research
Harvard Business Review
Inquiry & Innovation
on the timeline
Also in 1940:
Sumner Slichter is named first incumbent of Lamont University Professorship by President James Conant.
"George F. Baker Scholars" program is created to honor top students
HBS announces two new defense-related courses: Industrial Mobilization, and Economic Problems of National Defense
Assistant Secretary of War Louis Johnson addresses HBSAA; calls for vastly increased output of war materials
Donham asks faculty to approve a one-year "Bachelor of Commerce" degree, in anticipation of war-related enrollment declines; faculty votes "no"
Profiles of incoming MBA class include representatives of 7 "foreign countries: Alaska, Canada, China, Hawaii, India, Switzerland, and Venezuela"
Relocation of Army Industrial College to HBS falls through
Since 1921, HBS has educated 135 men for Army and 55 men for Navy at Soldiers Field in preparation for teaching at Army Industrial College
Key to Topic Colors:
Institutional Growth & Lifestyle
Educational or Instructional Methods/Materials
Charter of "250 Associates" is amended to permit corporate memberships
Leave a Comment:
Use HBS email / Alumni LEFA
Copyright © 2010 President & Fellows of Harvard College
Jobs at HBS