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Lucas, John W.

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John W. Lucas was a Municipal University of Omaha/University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor of Business Administration (1938-1969, retired), Dean of Students (1942-1953), and Dean of Business Administration (1952-1969). He received a B.S. (1929) and an M.B.A. (1935) from Ohio State University. He began teaching Business at the University of Omaha in 1938 and when the OU Division of Business Administration became a full college in 1952 Professor Lucas became its founding Dean. Under his leadership the College of Business Administration was granted full accreditation (1965) by the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business. In 1968, the university awarded John Lucas a Doctor of Laws. The UNO College of Business Administration established the Lucas Society in 1988 to honor those who have made substantial contributions to the college.

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Reflections in Time: Interview with John Lucas, 1980

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Identifier: UNO-0021-rfit-john-lucas
Scope and Contents In 1980, John W. Lucas, retired University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor (1938-1969) of Business Administration, Dean (1942-1953) of Students, and Dean (1952-1969) of Business Administration was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. John W. Lucas received a B.S. (1929) and an M.B.A. (1935) from Ohio State University. He began teaching Business at the University of Omaha in 1938 and when the OU Division of Business Administration became a full college in 1952 Professor Lucas became...
Dates: 1980