A History of the University of Chicago

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University of Chicago Press, 1916 - 522 pages
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Page 450 - BROWNING, citizens of the United States, propose to form a Corporation under an act of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois, entitled "An Act Concerning Corporations...
Page 438 - The writer was chairman of the executive committee of the National citizens' league for the promotion of a sound banking system, during the formative period before the passage of the act on Dec.
Page 342 - Harper was likewise an editor of The Biblical World, The American Journal of Theology, and The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures, all published under the auspices of the University of Chicago.
Page 452 - Directors, who are to be elected annually. 4. The following persons are hereby selected as the Directors to control and manage said Corporation for the first year of its corporate existence, viz.
Page 272 - I am acting on an early and permanent conviction that this great institution, being the property of the people, should be controlled, conducted, and supported by the people, in whose generous efforts for its upbuilding I have been permitted simply to co-operate; and I could wish to consecrate anew to the great cause of education the funds which I have given, if that were possible; to present the institution a second...
Page 333 - ... laid today, the Law School out of which are to come the men who at the bar and on the bench make and construe, and in construing make the laws of this country; the men who must teach by their actions to all our people that this is in fact essentially a government of orderly liberty under the law.
Page 302 - Calcutta, a course of lectures to be given, either annually or as may seem better, biennially, by leading Christian scholars of Europe, Asia, and America, in which, in a friendly, temperate, conciliatory way, and in the fraternal spirit which pervaded the Parliament of Religions, the great questions of the truths of Christianity, its harmonies with the truths of other religions, its rightful claims, and the best methods of setting them forth should be presented to the scholarly and thoughtful people...
Page 431 - ... the abuse of it is not so great an evil as the restriction of such liberty. But it may be asked, in what way may the professor abuse his privilege of freedom of expression ? or to put the question more largely, in what way does a professor bring reproach and injury to himself and to his institution ? I answer...
Page 430 - Resolved, 1. That the principle of complete freedom of speech on all subjects has from the beginning been regarded as fundamental in the University of Chicago, as has been shown both by the attitude of the President and the Board of Trustees and by the actual practice of the President and the professors. 2. That this principle can neither now nor at any future time be called in question.
Page 451 - ... forever unalterable. • No other test or particular religious profession shall ever be held as a requisite for election to said board, or for admission to said university, or to any department belonging thereto, or which shall be under the supervision or control of this corporation, or for election to any professorship, or any place of honor or emolument in said corporation, or in any of its departments or institutions of learning. The membership of this corporation shall consist of the several...

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