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Building a Research University

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter discusses Cornell University's transformation into a research university after World War II. It examines the role played by two Cornell presidents, Edmund Ezra Day and Deane Waldo ... More


The Cold War at Cornell

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter examines the anticommunist hysteria—the phenomenon known as McCarthyism—that engulfed Cornell University during the Cold War. It begins with an overview of the controversy involving two ... More


The Death of In Loco Parentis

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter examines Cornell University's admission of GI students after World War II. Six months after the end of hostilities, President Edmund Ezra Day, along with eighty-five other presidents of ... More


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