1960

Enrollment reported at 8,745, and total alumni numbered nearly 26,000.
Students

Homecoming queen candidates in 1958 (photo courtesy DePaul Archives).

1961

The DePaul University Women's Board is formed and Mrs. Lydon Wild is named the first president.
Alumni


1962

The School of Education was established in May to unify and give consistency to teacher education programs in various colleges of the university.
Academics


The Honors Program was established in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in September.
Academics

A group of Honors students in the early 1960s (photo courtesy DePaul Archives).

DePaul's president, the Rev. Comerford J. O'Malley, C.M., announced a $22.4 million Program for Greatness in October, with $11.3 million earmarked for physical plant expansion of the Lincoln Park Campus and $11.1 million for continued improvement of faculty salaries, research opportunities, broadening of the student scholarship program and increasing cultural, religious and academic programs. The campaign is expected to conclude in conjunction with the university's 75th anniversary in 1973.
Administration