1940

The total number of alumni exceeded 7,600.
Alumni

Homecoming queen candidates in 1941

1941

DePaul offered its facilities for military war training.
Facilities


1942

DePaul announced tuition-free courses to train men and women for war industry work in March. Day and evening classes included production supervision, radio technician training, chemistry and mathematics.
Academics

A chemistry student in 1942 (photo courtesy DePaul Archives).

DePaul was chosen to offer V-1 training to men between 17 and 19 who are freshmen and sophomores. Enrollees take regular college programs and special courses for examinations for Navy officers' courses upon graduation.
Academics

Members of the Army Specialized Training Program pose on the Lincoln Park Campus (photo courtesy DePaul Archives).

In April, Ray Meyer was appointed head men's basketball coach (see 1984).
Athletics