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Title UA61. College of Health & Human Services Series 4. Consumer & Family Sciences
Creator Consumer & Family Sciences (WKU)
Description Records created by and about the Consumer & Family Sciences Department, includes publications and event file.

Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 2001
Admin / Biog History Consumer & Family Sciences within the College of Health & Human Services of is the seventh iteration of the Domestic Science & Domestic Arts Department created in 1911 as part of the education curriculum. The department was renamed Domestic Economy in 1914 and Home Economics in 1924.

The College of Applied Arts & Health was created July 1, 1969 and comprised units that had previously been assigned to the College of Education or had no affiliation. At that time Home Economics became Home Economics & Family Living. In April of 1981 the College of Applied Arts & Health was disbanded with departments moving into existing and new colleges. The Home Economics and Family Living Department was moved back under the College of Education umbrella until 2001. The name was changed in 1993 to Consumer & Family Sciences. The department moved into the College of Health & Human Services in 2001 and the name changed to Family & Consumer Sciences in 2011.
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Search Terms Consumer & Family Sciences (WKU)
Home Economics (WKU)
Chandler Memorial Chapel (WKU)
Lincoln Bench (WKU)
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Catalog Number UA61.4
Dates of Creation 2001-present
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA61
Level of Description Series
Containers Publications - Brochures
Publications - Newsletter
Events - Homecoming
Events - Anniversaries
Publications - Calendar