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Proceedings of the Annual Convention Volume 20 (Paperback) Loot Price: R254
Discovery Miles 2 540
Proceedings of the Annual Convention Volume 20 (Paperback): Middle States Association of Schools

Proceedings of the Annual Convention Volume 20 (Paperback)

Middle States Association of Schools

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... more of the same view than has been customary. By no means would 1 entirely commercialize the question. We all know that there is a grain of sentiment that runs through the college professor's life; it is an extremely valuable thing. By no means would I advocate any plan which should leave out that particular asset that the college has in the devotion of its professional staff; still, even admitting all that, they will be viewing the question in a little more definitely economic and commercial light. We ought to consider what is necessary to get really the best professional service. That question is often not enough thought of. We too often are satisfied with the professional service we can get. without considering whether it be the best the circumstances allow. GENERAL DISCUSSION. Professor William A. Lamberton, University Of Pennsylvania.--Mr. President: I don't propose to discuss the subject; but in the light particularly of Dr. Hale's last remark I wish simply to tell a story which I have from the best of all sources, which is from the financial side--from the trustee side. The story is this: There was a professor with whom I was very well acquainted, who was an exceedingly'able man, but who had been kept on--I don't know what the figure was--but what was really, all things considered, a miserable pittance. The time came when circumstances were such that he felt he could present his case effectively to the financial authorities who were over him, and he did so; and the story came to me, not from him, but from the member of the committee of the Board of Trustees who had charge of the negotiations. That member of the committee, an experienced business man himself, spoke to me even gleefully in his admiration for the stand taken by this...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Middle States Association of Schools
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-20850-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-20850-8
Barcode: 9781154208504

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