Uncloistered halls : the centennial history of Wichita State University

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Miner, H. Craig

Miner, Craig. Uncloistered halls : the centennial history of Wichita State University. Wichita, Kan. : Wichita State University Endowment Association, 1995

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Preface -- Introduction: worlds within worlds; A Kansas paradox; Histories; A litany of looking. 1. On Fairmount -- Locus; The Vassar of the West; Owls in the tower; Fairmount Institute; "A Thoroughly Cultured and Earnest Man". 2. A Posse Ad Esse -- Eight o'clock scholars; The struggle for endowment; The yellow and the black; And then it was real. 3. Fairmount fights -- Troglodytes; Sell your sheepskin; "Ordained to Face Fanatics". 4. City U. -- The municipal campaign; A venture in democracy; Into the vale of outer darkness. 5. Matters of survival -- Jardine's "New Deal"; Wartime. 6. A vintage growth -- Warwake; "The Architect of our purpose"; Pick up the facts and face forward. 7. Wichita State University -- A bitter struggle; The impossible job; Winds of change; The university in a city. 8. A new order of things; Ad lectorem ; The modernizer; Eight miles west of Silver Plume; Eros and education; The Ph.D question; Dialogues on diversity; Martin and Miro; Health-related; A university for the eighties. 9. Now and in the future -- New blood; An earthquake; The metropolitan advantage.