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Hosman, Everett



Everett M. Hosman (1898?-1965) was employed by the University of Omaha from 1932 to 1953. Hosman served as the Director of Extension Services, Head of the School of Adult Education, and Founding Dean of the College of Adult Education, which was the first College of Adult Education in the United States. He established the Bachelor of General Studies degree, a baccalaureate program designed for nontraditional adult students.

Hosman also founded the Missouri Valley Adult Education Association (MVAEA) in 1938, the first regional adult education organization in the United States.


"Everett Hosman Is Founder of CAE; Inaugurated in 1931." Gateway (Omaha, NE). October 12, 1962.

Thompson, George G. Historical Record, 1938-1978. Omaha, Nebraska: Missouri Valley Adult Education Association, 1979.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Everett Hosman Church Usher’s Programming Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0154
Content Description The collection includes 32 file folders, three envelopes, and one bound volume. The majority of these items document the extensive Church Ushers programming sponsored by the Municipal University of Omaha (OU) and its School of Adult Education / College of Adult Education during Hosman’s tenure at OU. This collection also includes materials generated following Everett Hosman’s retirement from the University of Omaha.The materials were collected by Everett Hosman during his...
Dates: 1945-1963