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Utica College Timeline

UC History... A Timeline


[1940s] [1950s] [1960s] [1970s] [1980s] [1990s] [2000s]

1959


July 15

Dr. James Harrison is appointed the third dean of Utica College (third chief executive officer).

1957


Fall

UC Foundation begins first official fund-raising drive to support development of a new campus on Burrstone Road.

1954


Fall

At the Fall Convocation, Chancellor Tolley announces that new UC campus will be ready in October 1960.

1953


March 23

SU Chancellor Dr. William P. Tolley announces the formation of the Utica College Foundation comprised of himself, Dean Ralph F. Strebel, Mayor Boyd Golder, Moses G. Hubbard, and Richard H. Balch.

1952


Spring

UC is among the first institutions in the country to invite senior citizens age 65 and over to attend UC classes at no cost.

1950


The Annales yearbook begins with Professor of Public Relations Raymond Simon and Accounting Professor John Williams as advisors.