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Sage Timeline

 

1916

1916

1916

Russell Sage College for women was founded by philanthropist Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage.

1918 – 1920

1918 – 1920

Russell Sage College granted its first baccalaureate degree in 1918 and graduated its first class in 1920.

1927

1927

The New York State Board of Regents granted a separate charter for Russell Sage College and reaffirmed the status of Emma Willard as a secondary school.

1942

1942

To support our troops during World War II, Russell Sage College enrolled men. The men’s division of Russell Sage College later received additional support through the G.I. Bill of 1944.

1949

1949

A co-ed evening division opened in Albany, offering two-year, four-year and graduate degrees under the charter of Russell Sage College.

1957

1957

The co-ed Junior College of Albany was created, Albany’s first and only independent junior college at the time.

2001

2001

The Junior College of Albany became a four-year college, renamed Sage College of Albany.

2009

2009

Sage restructured its graduate school around areas of strength and expertise to create the schools of Education, Health Sciences and Management.

2016

2016

The Sage Colleges is one family of institutions, sharing the same name and commitment to excellence in education: Russell Sage College for Women, Sage College of Albany, Sage Graduate Schools, and the School of Professional and Continuing Education.

2016