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The University of Illinois, 1894-1904
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 415

The University of Illinois, 1894-1904

The distinguished historian Winton U. Solberg presents a detailed case study of one institution's transformation into a modern American university. The years 1894 to 1904 mark the stormy tenure of Andrew S. Draper as president of the University of Illinois. Draper, a successful superintendent of schools with no college or university experience and no credentials as a postsecondary administrator, presided over many crucial improvements in the University's physical plant, curricula, and other areas. However, he failed to infuse the University with a spirit of cohesion, and his term as president was fraught with conflict. From his inauguration on, the autocratic Draper collided with deans and f...

Illini Years
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 134

Illini Years

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1950
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Illinois Biological Monographs
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 153

Illinois Biological Monographs

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1989
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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A Guide to Art at the University of Illinois
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 218
Black Power on Campus
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 192

Black Power on Campus

Joy Williamson charts the evolution of Black consciousness on predominately white American campuses during the critical period between the mid-sixties and mid-seventies, with the Black student movement at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) serving as an illuminating microcosm of similar movements across the country. As Williamson shows, increased university admission rates in the late 1960s did not lead to increased acceptance for Black students. In response to institutional apathy, or even hostility, Black students advocated Black unity, celebrated Black culture, and employed aggressive tactics to initiate a period of institutional reform during one of American higher edu...

Mammals of Illinois
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 384

Mammals of Illinois

A guide that provides a detailed profile of all the state's mammals, past and present - from the elephant-sized mastodons that roamed the region during the Ice Age and the black bears and bobcats that early Illinois settlers encountered, to the plethora of creatures that now live on the state's prairies, woodlands, and hills.

Reforming Medical Education
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 309

Reforming Medical Education

An extensive history of the founding and early days of the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois

Illinois Studies in Language and Literature
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 336

Illinois Studies in Language and Literature

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1939
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Illinois Classical Studies
  • Language: en