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Author: Edwin Mims
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Title: History of Vanderbilt University (The Academic profession)
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Publisher: Arno Press (1977)
Pages: 497

History of Vanderbilt University (The Academic profession) by Edwin Mims



History has been an integral part of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum at Vanderbilt since the University was founded, in 1873. The first undergraduate students of the discipline immersed themselves in subjects as various as the Roman Empire, English constitutional history, the history of religion (including Islam), political economy, and contemporary American politics. Graduate study came early-in the 1880s-to Vanderbilt

1893), Chair of the Vanderbilt University English Department (1912–1942), taught many members of the Fugitives and the Southern Agrarians. 1909), American poet, Golden Rose Award winner, faculty at Amherst College.

The Blair School of Music serves as the focal point within Vanderbilt University for the study of music as a human endeavor and as a performing art. Music offers to all persons a medium for the expression of the human spirit. Accordingly, the Blair School of Music addresses music through a broad array of academic, pedagogical, and performing activities. History of Vanderbilt University. Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt was in his 79th year when he decided to make the gift that founded Vanderbilt University in the spring of 1873.

Vanderbilt University Law School (also known as Vanderbilt Law School or VLS) is a graduate school of Vanderbilt University. Established in 1874, it is one of the oldest law schools in the southern United States. News & World Report. Vanderbilt Law School enrolls approximately 640 students, with each entering Juris Doctor class consisting of approximately 175 students. Vanderbilt Law School was established in 1874, and was the first professional school to open (Vanderbilt University itself did not start its undergraduate classes until 1875). The law school's first class consisted of only seven students and eight professors, with a two-year course of study comprising the school's curriculum.

Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts college and "little university" located in Middletown, Connecticut. The now secular institution was founded in 1831 as an all-male Methodist college. Historian David B. Potts divides the history of Wesleyan into four periods. According to Potts, from its founding until 1870, Wesleyan was a "local evangelical enterprise", an amalgam of local financing and Methodist sponsorship. From 1870 to 1910, it was a "decidedly Methodist" institution.

This very brief history of the Yale English Department takes the story from the department’s origins up to the recent past. It is focused on notable faculty, especially faculty who held appointments for many years and affected the course and character of the department. Vera Kutzinski, a more recent appointment now teaching at Vanderbilt, introduced the teaching of Caribbean literature and American literature in a hemispheric frame. Other important figures during the interval just preceding the present were the leading Hogarth scholar and general eighteenth-century specialist Ronald Paulson, departed many years ago for Johns Hopkins, and sometime Chair Patricia Meyer Spacks, since departed for the University of Virginia, a gifted scholar of the eighteenth century and an elegant writer whose books on gossip, boredom, and other well-chosen topics

The Vanderbilt University Law School is located on the main campus. Vanderbilt Law School is a highly ranked law school with a top-caliber faculty, a small, but outstanding, student body, and a faculty/student ratio of 1:16. In the Institute, you will learn what to expect in an L. This intensive summer program is designed to provide incoming L. You will also have a portfolio of relevant work to reference during your academic and professional endeavors. Programs at Vanderbilt.

Vanderbilt hoped that his gift and the greater work of the university would help to heal the sectional wounds inflicted by the Civil War.

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year and the summer. Contact: [email protected] Georgetown Journal of History. The Georgetown Journal of History is an academic journal run by undergraduates at Georgetown University, and entering its second year of publication.