Everett M. Hosman (1898?-1965) was employed by the University of Omaha from 1932 to 1953. Hosman served as the Director of Extension Services, Head of the School of Adult Education, and Founding Dean of the College of Adult Education, which was the first College of Adult Education in the United States. He established the Bachelor of General Studies degree, a baccalaureate program designed for nontraditional adult students.
Hosman also founded the Missouri Valley Adult Education Association (MVAEA) in 1938, the first regional adult education organization in the United States.
"Everett Hosman Is Founder of CAE; Inaugurated in 1931." Gateway (Omaha, NE). October 12, 1962.
Thompson, George G. Historical Record, 1938-1978. Omaha, Nebraska: Missouri Valley Adult Education Association, 1979.