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Day, John S.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: October 13, 1917 - March 28, 2011

Biographical Information

John S. Day was the Dean of the School of Industrial Management and Krannert Graduate School of Industral Administration at Purdue University. Day earned a Master of Business Adminstration (MBA) and doctorate at Harvard University. In 1956, he was hired to help begin the BSIM (Industrial Managment) program at Purdue; in 1959, Day was promoted to professor. He served as Dean of the Krannert School from 1969 to 1978. He is from Peterborough, New Hampshire. He was born in Newton, Massachusetts.

In 1978, Day became Purdue University's vice president for development; in 1983 he returned to the Krannert School of the Herman C. Krannert Professor of Management. Day retired in 1986 as vice president emeritus.

Citation

Krannert mourns the passing of form dean John Day. Krannert Magazine, Spring 2011. Accessed November 15, 2017. http://www.krannert.purdue.edu/konline/2011s/news/krannert-mourns-the-passing-of-former-dean-john-day.html

Citation

MSO 1, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Day, John S., July 9, 1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2, Series 1, Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents One oral history interview with John S. Day by Robert B. Eckles.

Purdue University Office of Publications Oral History Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2
Scope and Contents The Purdue Office of Publications Oral History Program collection documents Purdue University history through oral history interviews with Purdue University professors and administrators. Types of materials include: printed material, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, compact discs, and digital materials. Interview topics include Purdue history and changes in administration and academic departments.