Rochester Institute of Technology: Industrial Development and Educational Innovation in an American City, 1829-2006

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RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press, 2007 - Technical institutes - 649 pages
 

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Contents

The Athenaeum
3
The Beginning of the Mechanics Institute
23
The Mechanics Institute Merger
33
Part I Summary
43
From the Merger to the End of the Century
49
The Eastman Building
65
Beginning a New Century
73
Growing in All Ways
81
The Problems of a New President 19691970
269
Crossing to the Seventies
281
NTID and Consolidation
293
A Useable Vision 19741977
303
19781979 313 28 Eisenhower College
323
19791982 333 Part VI Summary
347
Part VII Toward a New Millennium
353
TwentyFour Years
355

The First World War
97
Part II Summary
107
Royal B Farnum
113
Another New President
121
The Kimball Keppel Dooley Commission 19251926
133
Part III Summary
145
Before and After the Depression
151
Educational Innovation
159
Mark Ellingson and the Empire School
171
The Second World War
183
Part IV Summary
191
Part V PostWorld War II Expansion 19461969
195
Developments After the War 19461951
197
An Educational Boom
209
The Decision to Move
213
A New Campus and New Programs
231
Students the Neighborhood and Social Action
239
A Transition Period
249
Troubled Years
255
Part V Summary
263
Part VI Troubled Times 19691982
267
A Second Industrial Revolution
361
Closing Eisenhower College
371
Biotechnology and Books
379
Access to the Future
397
Several Anniversaries
409
The Essential Quality of Scholarship
421
A Difficult Issue
437
A New President
467
Problems of Consolidation
485
The Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies
495
Thirty Years with RIT
511
NASA Astrophysics and New Programs
521
Wetlands and First in Class
527
Bioinformatics PenInternational Music
543
Infrastructure Information Interaction
553
One Hundred SeventyFive Years
571
The Competitive Edge
589
Personal Reflections
599
the Institute Begin?
615
About the Author
629
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