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The online version of A Chronicle of Commerce: A History of the School of Business at the University of Alberta unites the past, present and future by creating a community of faculty, alumni, current students and friends of the School of Business through sharing old and new stories.

The "unedited, extended" version of the book is organized by book chapter under A Chronicle of Commerce. This website allows this community to continue and support the work of Dr. Bill by submitting missing information from past stories and also creating new chapters, starting with Looking Forward (2010 - onward).

“The idea conveyed by the word Commerce is that of growth and expansion. Though the School of Commerce here is as yet very young, it is a lusty infant whose membership is growing by leaps and bounds, as an increasing proportion of new students turn their eyes toward the extensive and varied field of business. Technically we are but a sub-faculty; yet in spirit we are already more, and the time is undoubtedly near when we shall be regarded as equals by the five older faculties of the University…”

- Evergreen and Gold
September 1930