Anthony J. Drexel
established the Drexel
Institute of Art
in 1891 to meet the needs of a rapidly growing industrial society
. Today, the six colleges and three schools that proudly bear the name Drexel University
es and the professions with graduates who have the knowledge
, and confidence to play leading roles in a technologically driven global economy
The engineering curriculum called E4 was designed by Dr. Quinn, who passed away January of 2000. E4 is named as such for incorporating co-op learning, technology, research and leadership. Implemented in 1988 and supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation who later adopted the E4 curriculum as the standard for teaching engineering in universities.