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Academic freedom

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

University of Connecticut, Committee of Five Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-0002
Abstract In March of 1953, a Committee of Five was appointed by the standing committee of the University Senate (acting at the request of the administration) to investigate the charge that four members of the faculty, Paul Zilsel, Robert Glass, Harold Lewis, and Emanuel Margolis, were communists. Committee members included Fred A. Cazel, Jr., Harold G. Halcrow, C. Albert Kind, Arthur L. Wood, and Marcel Kessel as Chairman. In a unanimous report, the committee recommended to the Board of Trustees that...
Dates: [1953]-1956

Walter Landauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0057
Abstract Walter Landauer was born in Mannheim, Germany, on 15 July 1896 the son of S. Friedrich and Charlotte Ziegler Landauer. He attended the University of Frankfurt and received his doctorate from the University of Heidelberg in 1922. He held the position of Zoology Instructor from 1922-1924 at Heidelberg before accepting a position at the University of Connecticut in 1924 at the Experiment Station. From 1928 until his retirement in 1964, Landauer was a professor in the department of animal genetics....
Dates: 1919-1996

George Safford Torrey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-0008
Abstract George Safford Torrey was born 14 March 1891 in Boston, Massachusetts. Torrey was hired in 1915 as an instructor of Botany at the Connecticut Agricultural College and in 1928 received tenure and was appointed Head of the Botany Department. Torrey retired from the University in 1953 and died in 1977.
Dates: undated, 1910-1980