The President's Report 1950-1951

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Página 3 - Provost and Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine and of Clinical Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania.
Página 12 - ... year : The women have, of course, no practical inducement to enter on the engineering courses, though in years past now and then one has completed one of those courses. It will be observed that a larger proportion of women than of men are taking by choice the full classical course. They are led to this not alone by their literary taste, but also by the consideration that there is a demand for their services in teaching Greek in preparatory schools. As one-fourth of the men are drawn to the engineering...
Página 3 - Medica for one year; Assistant Professor Charles N. Jones, AB, Professor of Applied Mathematics; CF Sterling, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Otology in the Homoeopathic Medical College in the place of DJ McGuire, M. D., resigned ; and Heneage Gibbs, MD, Professor of Pathology in the Department of Medicine and Surgery. The resignation of William H. Payne, AM, Professor of the Science and the Art of Teaching was accepted. At the February meeting the action of the Executive Committee in appointing...
Página 7 - Mr. Payne as Professor. With no precedents in American Universities to guide him, he addressed himself to his new work with so much prudence, skill and enthusiasm that his instruction proved even more beneficial to the students and to public education than the Regents had expected such a course of teaching would be. The nature and the usefulness of his work lave become widely known, and other leading Universities have imitated us in establishing chairs for instruction in pedagogics.
Página 12 - ... women naturally form a larger proportion than the men of the students pursuing the Ph. B. Course, which contains Latin and the Modern Languages, and of the B. L. Course, which also contains the Modern Languages and allows large liberty of choice in English Literature, History and the Sciences. The BS Course which is planned to train teachers of science and scientific experts attracts a larger proportion of men than women. The general order and spirit of study have been, as usual for some years,...
Página 4 - Professor of materia medica and therapeutics, and clinical Professor of diseases of the nervous system, in the University of Pennsylvania. A work on medical agencies, drugs and poisons, with especial reference to the relation between physiology and clinical medicine. The seventh edition of a Treatise on Therapeutics, rearranged, rewritten and enlarged.
Página 13 - ... that the anthorities and students saw such a commemorative fellowship established. Perhaps one of the best proofs of the progress of the university since 1871 is in the number of students who come annually to the university as candidates for advanced degrees. President Augell has well said that one of the tests of a successful teacher is found in his power to stimulate pupils to push their studies beyond the limits of an undergraduate course. It is undoubtedly one of the tests with which to measure...
Página 11 - Classical Course still attracts a much larger number than any other. It may be of interest to see in what proportions the men and in what proportions the women choose the different courses. The following table shows the percentage of the men, and the percentage of the women, in both cases candidates for degrees in the Literary Department, who chose each course during the last year: Percentage Percentage of Men. of Women. The AB Course 30.7 32.3 The Ph.
Página 25 - Hegeler. The total number of periodicals regularly received is 242. The volumes drawn during the year numbered 94,168. It is doubted if any other library is so much used. Our annual finance report shows how severely our needs press upon our resources. It is only by the greatest watchfulness ana economy, by the unpleasant refusal to grant many reasonable requests for help from , various departments of teaching, that we are able to accomplish our work with so small an outlay. We greatly need some provision,...
Página 7 - AmericansJIniYersities to guide him, he addressed himself to his new work with so much prudence, skill and enthusiasm that his instruction proved even more beneficial to the students and to public education than the Regents had expected such a course of teaching would be. The nature and the usefulness of his work have become widely known, and other leading Universities have imitated us in establishing chairs for instruction in pedagogics. Professor Cady, who has resigned after a connection of eight...

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