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Frank Palmer Speare retires, Carl Stephens Ell inaugurated as second president.
University added to the list of institutional members of the New England Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
First Northeastern University teaching fellows (Department of Chemistry).
University made an institutional member of the Association of American Colleges.
Curriculum in Chemical Engineering accredited by the Engineers' Council for Professional Development.
Women students admitted to the Day Colleges.
Alumni Office created.
School of Law accredited by the University of the State of New York.
The University accepts its first sponsored research contract, a $10,000 project for the Office of Naval Research.
School of Law made a member of the Association of American Law Schools.