In 1967, Rice announced the formation of the Office of Continuing Studies with Carl Wischmeyer serving as the first director. A year later, Rice offered its first continuing studies class, "The Physics Basis of Hydrocarbon Processing at Low Temperatures."
Welcome Dean McIntire
Mary McIntire is named dean of Continuing Studies, becoming the first female dean is Rice's history.
The Speros P. Martel Center for Continuing Studies, the first building that included classrooms and lecture rooms exclusively for continuing studies, is opened.
Officially a School at Rice
Rice President George Erik Rupp raises the status of Continuing Studies from an office to a school.
Teacher Professional Development
The School of Continuing Studies establishes a department of teacher professional development to provide summer training for AP and Pre-AP teachers.
Master of Liberal Studies
Rice offers the Master of Liberal Studies though the Glasscock School.
Rice University’s School of Continuing Studies was given a significant gift by Mr. and Mrs. Melbern G. Glasscock and the Glasscock Foundation—the largest known endowment gift ever made to a university continuing education program in the United States. The school is renamed The Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.
Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership
Rice alumni C.M. “Hank” and Demaris Hudspeth contribute a leadership gift to start the Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership within the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.
The Glasscock School dedicates its new home, the D. Kent and Linda C. Anderson and Robert L. and Jean T. Clarke Center also referred to as the Anderson-Clarke Center.
The Glasscock School celebrates its 50th anniversary of offering continuing and professional studies to the Houston community.
Welcome Dean Bruce
Dr. Robert Bruce Jr., a higher education leader with 25 years of experience in administrative and academic roles, named the new dean of the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.
Center for Education
Rice's Center for Education becomes part of the Glasscock School, serving as the school's engine for theory into practice preK-12 outreach and impact.