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Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Higher Education

Christi M. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630687
eISBN:
9781469630717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630687.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Reparation and Reconciliation is the first book to reveal the nineteenth-century struggle for racial integration on U.S. college campuses. As the Civil War ended, the need to heal the scars of ... More


A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Andrea L. Turpin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores how the entrance of women into US colleges and universities shaped changing ideas about the moral and religious purposes of higher education in unexpected ways, and in turn shaped ... More


Our Rightful Place: A History of Women at the University of Kentucky, 1880--1945

Terry L. Birdwhistell and Deirdre A. Scaggs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179377
eISBN:
9780813179384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179377.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Since women first entered the University of Kentucky (UK) in 1880 they have sought, demanded, and struggled for equality within the university. The period between 1880 and 1945 at UK witnessed ... More


A Racial Reckoning on Campus?

Christi M. Smith

in Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630687
eISBN:
9781469630717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630687.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

How did efforts to shift racial boundaries through interracial education fail? This chapter introduces the 19th century Anti-Caste Movement and its goal of revising the social order such that – ... More


Inside Interracial Colleges, 1837–1880

Christi M. Smith

in Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630687
eISBN:
9781469630717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630687.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter provides a local analysis of lived experiences on three integrated college campuses – Berea (KY), Howard (DC) and Oberlin (OH). Selected from among thirty colleges open to blacks and ... More


The “Perils” of Gender Coeducation

Christi M. Smith

in Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630687
eISBN:
9781469630717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630687.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 5 explores the intersection of racial and sexual politics in structuring various forms of higher education for women. A particular private organization—the Association of Collegiate Alumnae ... More


A Scarcity of Great Men: Educating Leaders at Howard and Oberlin

Christi M. Smith

in Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630687
eISBN:
9781469630717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630687.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 6 explores the paths Howard and Oberlin took to attain elite status. The field of higher education increasingly emphasized liberal arts education for white elites and industrial training for ... More


Women on the Rise: Education and the Popular Press

Chie Ikeya

in Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834616
eISBN:
9780824871741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834616.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the rise of educated women in Burma during the 1920s and the contemporaneous introduction of the first women's column “Yuwadi sekku” (Young ladies' eyes) in Dagon Magazine. It ... More


Ideological Origins of Collegiate Coeducation: Oberlin College as a Sending City on a Hill

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the Oberlin Collegiate Institute, which was founded in 1833 with separate men's and women's tracks. It became the world's first truly coeducational college when it admitted ... More


The Chief End of Man and of Woman: Princeton and Evelyn

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides an overview of the Princeton Seminary, which had been in many ways the quintessential nineteenth-century denominational college, and before that a classic colonial college. In ... More


Introduction

Terry L. Birdwhistell and Deirdre A. Scaggs

in Our Rightful Place: A History of Women at the University of Kentucky, 1880--1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179377
eISBN:
9780813179384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179377.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The introduction places the story of women at UK in an overall historical context of the institution and the place of women in administrative leadership positions over time. Rather than simply ... More


Using Mammon for Righteousness: Funding Coeducation through Coercive Philanthropy

Joan Marie Johnson

in Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women's Movement, 1870-1967

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634692
eISBN:
9781469634715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634692.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 explores what happened when women approached existing coeducational schools offering restricted gifts to benefit women. These donations either forced a school to open its doors to women or ... More


Academic Development and Social Change: Higher Education in Massachusetts before 1945

Richard M. Freeland

in Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195054644
eISBN:
9780197560082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195054644.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In October 1948, James B. Conant, president of Harvard, journeyed from Cambridge across the Charles River to address the fiftieth anniversary convocation of Northeastern University. Though the ... More


The Gendered Roots of American Higher Education

Deondra Rose

in Citizenship By Degree: U.S. Higher Education Policy and the Changing Gender Dynamics of American Citizenship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190650940
eISBN:
9780190867300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650940.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the history of women’s participation in American higher education and the federal government’s historical role in shaping who has access to it. Higher educational institutions ... More


Race and Gender in the Shaping of the American Literary Canon A Case Study from the Twenties

Paul Lauter

in Canons and Contexts

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195055931
eISBN:
9780197560228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195055931.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

In its original form this chapter was delivered at a late-1970s forum sponsored by the Commission on the Status of Women in the Profession of the Modern Language Association. It had a kind of ... More


Institutional Developments: Moving into Graduate Work

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0014
Subject:
Education, History of Education

At the same time Catholic educators were espousing and attempting to put into practice the countercultural intellectual position described in the previous chapters, they continued to modernize ... More


World War II and Institutional Shifts

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0017
Subject:
Education, History of Education

World War II set the stage for an era of tremendous growth in American higher education, growth in which the Catholic sector shared fully. Between 1940 and 1960 the number of Catholic colleges and ... More


The End of an Era

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0021
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The coming together of the racial crisis, bitter internal divisions over the Vietnam War, campus upheavals, political radicalism associated with the New Left, the growth of the counterculture, and ... More


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