Lincoln University

Lincoln University Lincoln University is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian university based in Oakland, California. The university is located near the 12th Street BART station in downtown Oakland.

It enrolls over 800 students in undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level programs in business administration, and in bachelor of science degree. A large percentage of the student body is international students pursuing degrees in business administration. The university is currently led by Dr. Allan Samson, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and by Dr. Mikhail Brodsky, President.HistoryNamed to honor the life and work of President Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln University was founded and chartered under the laws of California in 1926. The first university officers were Benjamin Franklin Lickey, president, and Edward J. Silver, vice president and educational director. Lickey with his wife Susan had in 1919 founded a law study program in San Francisco for veterans returning after the First World War and other working adults which offered evening classes to part-time students while he was working as the western representative of the Law Department of the La Salle Extension University of Chicago which offered degrees through correspondence courses. The program developed into a tutorial center with a broader curriculum. One of its early slogans was "The Shortcut to Success" and it offered "reasonable terms" and a "money-back guarantee."

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