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Business, College of (UA.027)

Identifier: UA-027

Scope and Contents

The collection is broken down into 3 series: 01 General, 02 Management, Marketing, and International Business, and 03 School of Accountancy. Series 02 makes up the bulk of the collection, and materials relating to the Management, Marketing, and International Business program are wide-ranging. Materials include recruiting materials, committee minutes and reports, surveys, assessments, photographs, policies, curriculum materials, and correspondence. Series 01 mainly consists of re-accreditation materials for the College. Series 03 is composed of superficial materials relating to curriculum, student groups, and a few other topics.


  • 1958 - 2015

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Biographical / Historical

The College of Business was established at SFA in 1968. Business was the largest department at SFA in years prior, making up approximately 20 percent of the entire student population. On April 29, 2002, the college was officially named The Nelson Rusche College of Business. The College was named for the alum who endowed the College, Albert Nelson Rusche, who received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from SFA in 1949. As of 2019, the College encompasses the Gerald W. Schief School of Accountancy, the Department of Economics and Finance, the Department of Business Communication and Legal Studies, and the Department of Management and Marketing. In the past, the College was also home to the Departments of Computer Science and General Business. In 2008, the Gerald W. Schlief School of Accountancy became the first school of accontancy in the state.


15 Boxes

Language of Materials



College of Business has previously been identified as UA 060. Series 02 materials were previously identified as UA 108. Series 03 materials were previously identified as UA 106.

Guide to the College of Business Collection (UA.027)
Alex Schutz, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository