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Mid 20th Century (1951-1969)

Introduction | Edwin S. Burdell Presidency (1951-1960) | Richard F. Humphreys Presidency (1961-1968)

Introduction


Edwin S. Burdell Presidency (1951-1960)

Selected Chronology during the Edwin S. Burdell Presidency

  • 1951: Gano Dunn becomes Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • 1953: Irving S. Olds becomes Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • AY 1954: The Cable Yearbook includes a record, "Traces"
  • 1960: Deoch Fulton becomes Acting President

    Selected History during the Edwin S. Burdell Presidency

    6 Images of a Booklet published sometime between 1955 and 1959
    (after the demolition of the 3rd Avenue El, before the erection of the Engineering Building


    Richard F. Humphreys Presidency (1961-1968)

    Selected Chronology during the Richard F. Humphries Presidency

  • AY 1963: First "student fees" charged to students
  • 1963: Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. becomes Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • 1967: Daniel Maggin becomes Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • 1968: Henry T. Heald becomes Acting President
  • Selected History during the Richard F. Humphries Presidency


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    Abbreviations:

    CY = Calendar Year; AY = Academic Year = July of CY-1 through June of CY; FY = Fiscal Year = CY (AY 1908 and before) = AY (AY 1917 and later)

    The Cooper Union History Project website is currently maintained by Barry Drogin. This page last updated: March 17, 2017.