A Growing College, redux: When Home Economics Became Human Ecology - Video
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In 1969, after 5 years of deliberation and planning, Cornell's College of Home Economics became the College of Human Ecology. Gwen Kay, Associate Professor of History at SUNY Oswego and 2008 recipient of the Cornell CHE Fellowship in the History of Home Economics, examines how and why the new name came into being, and what the hopes were for the new college.
New York State College of Home Economics; New York State College of Human Ecology; Women - social conditions; Women's rights; College of Human Ecology Fellowship