Circular of Information Volume 3

Circular of Information Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...writings, published while president, were A Text-Book on Intellectual Philosophy, First Principles of Ethics, and Lessons on Political Economy, each of which passed through several editions. The last assistance received from the State was a grant of two halftownships of land, February 4, 1864, on condition that the subscriptions to the college which were then being solicited should reach the sum of $20,000. Hon. D. L. Milliken, of Waterville, a liberal benefactor and trustee of the college, was instrumental in obtaining this grant. The trustees, in 1871, voted to admit young women to all the courses of study on the same terms as young men. In July, 1872, President Champlin asked to be relieved from the burden he had carried so long and so faithfully. At the request of the trustees he remained another year and then retired from the service of the college, leaving Colby with an invested fund of $214,000. The trustees in accepting his resignation adopted the following resolution: Resolved, That in accepting his resignation, the board of trustees would express their gratitude to Dr. Champlin for the long-continued, diligent, and laborious services which he has rendered as an instructor, and for the singular devotedness to the general interests and welfare of the university which he has manifested; and that, in retiring from the office of the presidency, he will bear with him the friendship and good wishes of the board. Dr. Champlin removed to Portland in April, 1874, and continued to reside there, engaged in literary work, until his decease, March 15, 1882. PRESIDENCY OF REV. HENRY E. ROBINS, ). D. Rev. Henry E. Robins, D. D., entered upon the duties of president in 1873. He was impressed by the fact that, notwithstanding the improvement in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236649559
  • 9781236649553