Academic Personages of the Emergent University

Academic Personages of the Emergent University, 1860 – 1920

Funders
Ezra Cornell
Johns Hopkins
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Leland Stanford
Jonas Clark
John D. Rockefeller
Andrew Carnegie

Leaders
Frederick A. P. Barnard, Columbia (1864-1888)
Andrew D. White, Cornell (1866-1885)
Charles William Eliot, Harvard (1869-1909)
Daniel Coit Gilman, Johns Hopkins (1875 – 1901)
M. Carey Thomas, Bryn Mawr (1894 – 1922)
G. Stanley Hall, Clark University (1889 – 1920)
David Starr Jordan, Stanford (1891-1913)
William Rainey Harper, University of Chicago (1892-1902)
Seth Low, Columbia (1890-1901)
Nicholas Murray Butler, Columbia (1902-1945)

Faculty Forces
John W. Burgess,  political scientist, Columbia
William James, philosopher, Harvard
John H. Rowland, physicist,  Johns Hopkins
James McKeen Cattell, psychologist, Columbia
Thorstein Veblen, economist, Stanford
John Dewey, philosopher, Chicago and Columbia
Frederick Jackson Turner, historian, Wisconsin

Last updated; January 7, 2014
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