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Scales, T. Laine; Tang, Agnes – American Educational History Journal, 2014
On the eve of her birthday, August 14, 1904, the young Jewell Legett recorded in her diary that she had "been feeling so strange today … 20 years old! What an age it is! Just the time to be a girl and learn to live" (Legett 1904). Her summer vacation from the 1903-1904 term at Baylor University was spent with her parents and brothers in…
Descriptors: Profiles, Foreign Countries, Women Administrators, Females
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Brownlee, Kimberly – American Educational History Journal, 2010
This article will examine a little known but long-standing group, the Lisle Fellowship, that endeavored to open the world to college students and foster international understanding--or "world-mindedness," as the organization's founders called it--ultimately with the goal to contribute to the ideal of world peace. It will also, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Peace, Fellowships
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Clark, Daniel – American Educational History Journal, 2010
Historians of American education readily acknowledge that in the mid-19th century the German university and academic ideal rose in prominence among American academicians, who then worked diligently to replicate the German university model in the United States. During this same time, however, many more Americans were exposed to a different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Mass Media Role, Success
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Johnson, Linda – American Educational History Journal, 2010
Having limited access to colleges and universities offering women the same educational opportunities available to men, elite women of the 19th century crossed national borders for advanced study and teaching opportunities. The career of Tsuda Umeko, founder of one of the first private institutions of higher education for women in Japan, leader in…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Higher Education, Advocacy, Educational History
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Harrington, James J. – American Educational History Journal, 2009
In Central America the Cold War support of the elites by the United States was designed to ward off the communist threat. At the same time social and economic demands by the working and middle classes created revolutionary movements in the face of rigid and violent responses by Central American governments. Issues of social justice pervaded the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Higher Education, Working Class, Middle Class
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Bradley-Levine, Jill – American Educational History Journal, 2008
Paine and Sedlak (1994) refer to education in England as always having been "vertically differentiated" and "horizontally separated" (1994, 160). This paper takes their identification a step further by analyzing how the differentiation and separation of national education impacted the teaching profession. In addition, the paper…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Foreign Countries, Teachers, Higher Education
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Pittman, Von V. – American Educational History Journal, 2007
The first round of attempts to extend the access of working people to higher education began in 1873 with an imitation of the University of London on the prairies of Illinois. For all practical purposes, it ended in the legislature of the State of New York in 1892, although it took more than a decade to formally close all of the external degree…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Correspondence Schools, Distance Education, Philanthropic Foundations
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Krehbiel, Lee E.; Meabon, Dave L. – American Educational History Journal, 2006
This article focuses on the origins, evolution, and social roles played by food service at colleges and universities. It emphasizes: (1) the gradual assumption of responsibility for housing and meals by universities during the medieval period; (2) the role of food service in the "collegiate way" philosophy so influential in British and…
Descriptors: Food Service, Role, Student Personnel Services, Colleges
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DeGraff, Staney – American Educational History Journal, 2006
This paper examines the history of sponsored research and industrial relationships at the University of Michigan. For the purposes of this paper, sponsored research is defined as research performed by the university that is funded by an outside constituent. Although this paper covers events from the start of the twentieth century, it concentrates…
Descriptors: War, Foreign Countries, Federal Government, Financial Support