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Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

There is a profound linkage between the quality of a university and its financial resources. The universities of Oxford and Cambridge rank among the world's finest educational institutions, and are ... More


Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Karen W. Tice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Universities are unlikely venues for grading, branding, and marketing gendered beauty, bodies, poise, and style. Nonetheless, thousands of college women have sought not only college diplomas but ... More


Canons and Chapters

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 1: The Clerical Establishment and its Social Ramifications

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270034
eISBN:
9780191600685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270038.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History

There were over 600 chapters of cathedrals and collegiate churches in France, with perhaps 12,000 canons, ‘a few very rich, many comfortably off, some living a meagre and threadbare existence’. In ... More


Bloomer Girls: Women Baseball Pioneers

Debra A. Shattuck

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040375
eISBN:
9780252098796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040375.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book is the first to document the transformation of America’s national pastime from a gender-neutral sport into a highly-gendered “man’s game.” For decades, most modern scholars of sport have ... More


Not at School

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the childhood and early life of Hensley Henson, an Anglican priest who also served as the Bishop of Durham in England. Henson was from a religious family in London, England. ... More


Science at Oxford, 1914-1939: Transforming an Arts University

Jack Morrell

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206576
eISBN:
9780191677229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206576.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Oxford University has not always possessed the high reputation in the sciences for which it is now renowned: it was not until the period between the last century's two world wars that science was ... More


Collegiate Philosophy, 1800–1868

Bruce Kuklick

in A History of Philosophy in America: 1720-2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199260164
eISBN:
9780191597893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260168.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

For most of the nineteenth century, the study of theology dominated philosophy in American colleges. But collegiate philosophy did begin the process of professionalization, and had an enormous social ... More


Campus Prominence: Collegiate Literary Societies in Nineteenth-Century Lexington

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The victory parade that followed the 1896 oratorical contest in the streets of Lexington served as a manifestation of one of the student group's oldest traditions. Even before the war, public ... More


Closing Prayer

Frederick J. Streets

in Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100815
eISBN:
9780300128178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100815.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book concludes with a closing prayer honoring the founding spirit of Yale and its history of three centuries of educating men and women. What began in modest Branford and Old Saybrook homes as a ... More


‘A Scotch University added to Oxford’ * ? The Non-Collegiate Students

Alan Bullock

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The proposal that students unattached to any college or hall should be allowed to matriculate as members of the university was a product of the campaign for university extension and reform. It had ... More


‘Extension’ in all its Forms

Anne Ockwell and Pollins Harold

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1878, Oxford University supplemented its machinery for the conduct of local examinations when a committee of the Delegates was established to initiate university local lectures. No hint is given ... More


Higher churches as proprietors

Susan Wood

in The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198206972
eISBN:
9780191725029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206972.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

By the 12th century, monasteries were the greatest lords of churches almost everywhere. To some extent, the number of churches in monastic lordship was a function of their landowning. Bishops' ... More


The Campus as Cultural Landscape: Archaeology and the Formation of Collegiate Identity

LAURA JONES

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Collegiate identity is strongly connected to places — student residences, libraries, athletic facilities, theaters — where students spend their time and have memorable experiences. Campus field ... More


“Beating Onward, Ever Onward”: A Critical Mass, 1910–1954

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the growth in education attainment between 1910 and 1954 and the development of a significant number of collegiate women. In the period between 1910 and 1954, the emergence of ... More


“I Make Myself Heard”: Comparative Collegiate Experiences

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter relates the six collegiate experiences discussed in the previous chapter to an institutional context of black women's collegiate experiences. Attention is focused on the existing ... More


Panning for Gold

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Southern intellectual life experienced a significant flourish in spite of being situated in a regional and local social environment characterized by change, violence, and disorder. The collegiate and ... More


Community Presence: Collegiate Literary Societies in Gilded Age Lexington

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The second annual intercollegiate state oratorical competition was, like that of the previous year, anticipated and attended by several college students and well-wishers at the Lexington Opera House. ... More


The Dramatic Clubs Take the Stage: An Extracurricular Succession in Prewar Lexington

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Margaret Preston was found to express a wide variety of cultural trends when she began to participate in theatrical arts during the years before the war broke. While these trends were found to have ... More


A Novel Business and Operating Model

Ben Nelson

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0027
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Undergraduate education is rarely viewed from a business model perspective. University budgets are notorious for intermingling costs associated with graduate and undergraduate instruction, research, ... More


From Cause to Common Charity: Off-Campus Pressures

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/9781469630687.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 4 explains how racial coeducation at Berea, Howard, and Oberlin was undermined when, for the first time, colleges began to compete with one another. As education for blacks and mountain ... More


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