Feb. 1, 2001
Vol. 20 No. 9

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    Idea of the University

    Colleagues of Hanna Gray, President Emerita and the Harry Pratt Judson Distinguished Service Professor Emerita in History, converse with her following her presentation for the second of three lectures in the yearlong, public colloquium “The Idea of the University.” Chatting with Gray are (left to right) Donald Levine, the Peter B. Ritzma Professor in Sociology; Stuart Rice, the Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor in the James Franck Institute; Stephen Stigler, the Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor in Statistics; and J. Paul Hunter, the Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Professor in English Language & Literature. Gray’s lecture, “The University in History,” was followed by remarks from panelists Hunter, Stigler and Anthony Yu, the Carl Darling Buck Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities, and moderated by Rice. Levine presented the first lecture, “The Idea of the University, Take One–The Genius of This Place” Wednesday, Nov. 8. President Randel will conclude the series Wednesday, April 4, when he presents “The University in the Future.”