Poole College of Management
- 1923 School of Science and Business established
The Consolidation Act is passed by the North Carolina General Assembly, with the following provisions: 1. State College becomes one of three campuses of the Consolidated University of North Carolina. The other campuses are UNC-Chapel Hill and the Women's College in Greensboro (which later became UNC-Greensboro). 2. State College's name is changed to the North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina 3. The ... More
Emerson Fullwood graduates
Emerson Fullwood graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. He later became vice president of Xerox Corporation.
James W. Owens awarded Ph.D.
James W. Owens was awarded a Ph.D. He later became chairman of Caterpillar Inc.
- 1976 MS in Management established
- 1980 Center for Economic and Business Studies established
Christine Holmes graduates
Christine Holmes graduated. She later became a partner/principal with Ernst & Young.
A team of visiting faculty and administrators reviews the need for NC State to establish a management college.
6 March 1992
College of Management established
The UNC Board of Governors authorizes the establishment of the College of Management at NC State. The college was formed out of what had previously been the Division of Economics and Business in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. During the college's first year, Robert L. Clark served as interim dean.
Richard J. Lewis becomes dean
He serves in the position until Dec. 1998.
- Fall 1993 Master of Accounting established
Jon W. Bartley becomes dean
He serves one year as interim dean before being selected to permanently fill the position, which he holds until 2004.
- 2000-2001 Nelson Hall renovation completed
AACSB International accredits the accounting and business management bachelors programs, the MS in management program, and the master of accounting program.
The MS in management becomes the master of business administration (MBA).
Ira Weiss becomes dean
He serves in the position until 2016.
The Jenkins Graduate School of Management is established. It is named for Benjamin P. Jenkins III, vice chair and president of General Bank at Wachovia Corporation.
Poole College of Management
The College of Management is renamed the Lonnie C. Poole Jr. College of Management. Lonnie C. Poole, Jr., is founder of Waste Industries USA, Inc.
The online MBA program is established.
Zelnick Dean's Chair established
This endowed chair in the College of Management is named after Stephen P. Zelnak, Jr., former chair and CEO of Martin Marietta Materials.
- July 2016 Annette L. Ranft becomes dean
VF Corporation partnership
The university announced a partnership between the College of Textiles, the Poole College of Management, and the VF Corporation to support student development and advance apparel and textiles innovation.