Western Kentucky University

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University Press of Kentucky, 1987 - Education
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The Normal Years 19061922
And Teachers College 19221930
More Stately Mansions 19551965
Forming the University 19661969
Leveling Off 19691979
Troubled Times 19691979
New Departures 19791986
Appendix B University Faculty Distinguished
A Note on Sources

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Page 17 - No sum shall be raised or collected for education other than in common schools until the question of taxation is submitted to the legal voters, and the majority of the votes cast at said election shall be in favor of such taxation: Provided, the tax now imposed for educational purposes, and for the endowment and maintenance of the Agricultural and Mechanical College, shall remain until changed by law.
Page 8 - To be a live school and to impart to its students a burning zeal to do and be something. To be progressive, to use modern methods and equipment, but reject all worthless educational fads. To let the reputation of the school be sustained by real merit. To seek recognition of the public to the extent the school deserves it. To fight against ignorance, and for higher education and the liberation of the human soul.
Page 8 - To teach that self-control is an imperative duty and the first great obligation that every person must fulfill, if he would succeed. To instill in the minds of the students the great truth that every person is created to do something, to be a producer. To teach students the power of earnestness and to warn them against all show and pretense. To make the school self-governing and to create a high moral sentiment among the pupils. To refuse to organize or permit the organization of any club or society...

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