The Glass-Steagall Act: Its Repeal and Consequences

Some critics have stated that the ultimate cause of the financial crisis is linked to the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, which was a piece of Depression Era legislation separating commercial and investment banking activities. Major provisions of this Act were repealed in 1999 allowing major banks to engage in both commercial and speculative activities.

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Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.
Thurber

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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