Some Chemical Problems of Today by Robert Kennedy DuncanSome Chemical Problems of Today by Robert Kennedy Duncan

Some Chemical Problems of Today

byRobert Kennedy Duncan

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911. Excerpt: ... ON THE RELATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN TO THE STATE REPORT to Frank Strong, Ph.D., Chancellor of the University of Kansas. Made at the Request of Walter Roscoe Stubbs, Governor of the State of Kansas, 1909. Sir,--At the beginning of this report emphasis ought to be laid upon the motto of the University of Wisconsin as expressed in the words of its president--"The University an Instrument in the Upbuilding of the State." After observing the work of its many faculties, one takes it for granted that the university must consider as its main function the adequate instruction of the four thousand young men and women who frequent it. Such an idea, however, would be erroneous. It is true that the university does regard it as its duty to stand as the pinnacle of the educational system of the State, and to so furnish itself, both in staff and equipment, that in the scope of the instruction offered, and in its quality, it stands second to no university in this country. But alongside this duty there go two others on a parity of importance: One is the creation of knowledge, either pure or applied, for the university recognizes no distinction; and the other is the dissemination of knowledge both pure and applied by co-operating with and supplementing all other educational institutions in the State. It is only by grasping the fact that these three functions are not merely ideally, but actually and practically, on a parity that one can understand the University of Wisconsin. The consequence of its outside activities is a situation that cannot be completely estimated. The fact is that the activities of the University of Wisconsin so ramify throughout the State, that its influence is so interwoven with the thoughts and conduct and daily lives of the people of the S...
Title:Some Chemical Problems of TodayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217875335

ISBN - 13:9780217875332