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Creator Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences (WKU)
Other Creators Applied Technology Transfer Center (WKU)
Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences Institute (WKU)
Center for Industry & Technology (WKU)
Title UA66. Ogden College of Science & Engineering 2. Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1972
Description Records created by the Department of Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences.

Files are arranged in the following subseries:
1. Administration
2. Publications
3. Centers & Institutes
Admin / Biog History L.T. Smith arrived at Western and began an industrial arts program in 1920 called Manual Training as part of the College of Education. The first students with a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Arts graduated in 1930. The first woman in Kentucky to graduate with an Industrial Arts degree was Agnita Ruff in 1965.
The department was moved to Ogden College of Science & Engineering in 1972. It was combined with Engineering from 1981-1989 to form Industrial & Engineering Technology (UA66/17). The name changed to Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences in May 2000.

This program/department has had several names:
Manual Training 1920-1923 (College of Education)
Manual Arts 1923-1931 (College of Education)
Industrial Arts 1931-1968 (College of Education)
Industrial Education 1968-1972 (College of Education)
Industrial Education & Technology 1972-1981
Industrial & Engineering Technology 1981-1989 (UA66/17)
Industrial Technology 1989-
Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences 2000-

Department Heads:
L.T. Smith 1920-1957
Waltern Nalbach 1957-
Franklin Conley interim 1989-
T. Norman Tomazic interim 1994
Greg Arbuckle current in 2017
Subjects Adult education
Curriculum
Design
Employment
Equipment
Gifts
High school student activities.
Industrial productivity
Science
Technology
Western Kentucky University
Workshops
Search Terms Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences (WKU)
Industrial Education & Technology (WKU)
Related Materials UA66/17 Industrial & Engineering Technology
Catalog Number UA66.2
Dates of Creation 1972-1981, 1989-
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Extent 11 folders housed with UA66/17
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA66
Level of Description Series
Disciplines Architecture
Construction Engineering
Manufacturing
Training and Development
Containers Administration - Self-study
Administration - Facts & Clippings
Publications - Newsletter
Publications - Brochures - Industrial Technology
Publications - Brochures - Computer Aided Drafting
Centers & Institutes - Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences Institute Brochures
Centers & Institutes - Applied Technology Transfer Center Workshop Brochures and Clippings
Centers & Institutes - Center for Industry & Technology - Brochures
Centers & Institutes - Center for Industry & Technology - Statistics and SPC
Centers & Institutes - Center for Industry & Technology - Newsletter
Centers & Institutes - Center for Industry & Technology - Training Catalog