his first year
house the “Charles H. Babcock School of Business Administration,”
to be located on the Magnolia Court north of the School of Law.
Funds would also be available for a “worthy” graduate faculty, a
“stronger library,” and “additional facilities.” Eventually, following
a later decision by the Trustees, the envisioned “Babcock School of
Business Administration” would become the “Babcock Graduate
School of Management” and the existing “School of Business Admin-
istration” would remain separate from the “Babcock School” as an
undergraduate program. At the end of the 1967–68 academic year
Gaines M. Rogers, who had been on the business school faculty from
its beginning and who had been its first dean, resigned to accept
an appointment as Dean of the School of Business at Mississippi
State University. Rogers, who had been an effective spokesman for
Clara (Mrs. Guy) Carswell. A portrait of Guy Carswell hangs on the wall.