9781439900192

Temple University : 125 Years of Service to Philadelphia, the Nation, and the World

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    9781439900192

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    1439900191

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/28/2009
  • Publisher: Temple Univ Pr
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Summary

A celebration of Temple University's 125th anniversary

Author Biography

James W. Hilty, Professor of History and Dean of Temple's Ambler campus, has written extensively about American politics, including Robert Kennedy: Brother Protector (Temple). He has provided political commentaries for various publications, including the Philadelphia Inquirer and served as historical consultant to various news media, including C-SPAN, NBC News, NPR, and others. A Temple faculty member since 1970, Hilty also wrote the introduction to Marvin Wachman's The Education of a University President (Temple).

Table of Contents

Foreword
the Man, The Speech, The "Temple Idea"
Growing Pains, 1907-1928
Depression and War, 1929-1945
Middle Passage, 1945-1965
Vehicle for Social Change, 1965-1980
Temple's Ambassadors
Multiversity & Globalversity, 1980-2008
From Sidewalk Campus to Urban Village
Access to Excellence
Acknowledgments
Note on Sources
Chronology
Index
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