Dean John Lucas
Location: University of Nebraska Omaha – Mammel Hall – Omaha, Nebraska
Size: 7 feet tall
In 1938, Lucas became a professor of business administration at the University of Nebraska Omaha. As the business program and university began expanding, Lucas took on administrative duties, serving as dean of students and the department. Once the Division of Business Administration received full college status in 1952, he became the founding dean from 1952 to 1969. He is revered for his vision and determination.