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1920s

1920

  • Massachusettts state legislature authorizes Northeastern to grant bachelor's degrees in civil, chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering.

1921

1922

1923

  • Degree-granting power extended, with exceptions of medical and dental degrees, A.B., and B.S.
President Frank Palmer Speare presents King Husky I, 1927.

1925

1926

  • Automobile school closes.
  • "Husky" chosen as Northeastern's mascot, King Husky I crowned.

1929

  • The University purchases land on Huntington Avenue.
  • First year of hockey as a varsity sport.