Chicago Undergraduate Division instruction began at Navy Pier.
Oct 21. In response to the student demand created by the G.I. Bill, the University created a branch campus at Chicago’s Navy (Municipal) Pier. Nicknamed “Harvard on the rocks,” the students who attended CUD were the first University of Illinois undergraduates attending the university in Chicago.
|[001-01 Board of Trustees — Reports and Supplements, 1946.APR.18 p.1121; 003-09-00-01 Undergraduate Catalogs, 1946-47 p.3]||back to Timelines|
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