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McMahon, Edward M. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 9, Number 1 and 2 (Oct. 1907)

Progress of the University,   pp. 7-20


Page 7


                THE WISCONSIN ALUMNI MAGAZINE                       7
           PROGRESS OF THE UNIVERSITY
           THE REGENTS               ciation for the Advancement of
 PROF. Louis Ehrhart Reber, dean    Science.
 of the school of engineering,      The organization of the new col-
 Pennsylvania  State  College, and  lege of medicine was completed by
 professor of mechanical engineering  the appointment of Dr. Chas. R. Bar-
 in that institution  for the past  deen, at present professor of anato-
 twenty  years, was appointed  di-  my, as dean, and the election of the
 rector of the university extension  facultyl consisting of the members
 and  correspondence  work of the   of the instructional force now con-
 university at the quarterly meet-  ducting medical work.
 ing of the regents Oct. 15.   By     Lieut. Ralph McCoy, 27th U. S.
 the appointment of Prof. Reber as  Infantry, recently  detailed by the
 director, the extension work of the  War Department to take command
 University is placed on the same   of the University cadets, was ap-
 basis in the matter of organization  pointed professor of military science
 as the other courses and departments  and tactics.  W. 0. Hotchkiss was
 of the institution. The new director  appointed instructor in the corije-
 is well known  in the engineering  spondence division of university ex-
 world.  He has been dean of the    tension; Charles H. Ambler was ap-
 school of engineering at Pennsylva-  pointed  assistant in history, and
 nia State College for the last twelve  Martin E. Titus assistant in phar-
 years, and has been professor of me-  macy.  Dr. Charles E. Allen was
 chanical engineering there for the  promoted from assistant to associate
 last twenty years. He was in charge  professor of botany.
 of the department of mines and       Edgar Zobel, a graduate of Ripon
 metallurgy  for  the  Pennsylvania  College, upon recommendation of the
 Commission at the St. Louis Expo-  faculty of that institution, was ap-
 sition, and was Pennsylvania's Com-  pointed to the Ripon College schol-
 missioner at the Paris Exposition.  arship  offered by the University.
 Prof. fReber, who is a graduate of  Upon recommendation of the faculty
 the Pennsylvania State College and  of Lawrence University E. A. Hoo-
 afterward pursued graduate work at  ton was appointed to the Lawrence
 the Massachusetts Institute of Tech-  graduate scholarship offered by the
 nology, is a member of a number of  University to graduates of that in-
 scientific engineering societies, in- stitution.
 cluding the American Society of Me-  The regents granted the highest
 chanical Engineers; Franklin Inst-  academic degree, that of Doctor of
tute; the Society of Naval Architects  Philosophy, to Arthur Romelyn Sey-
and Marine Engineers; the Society  mour, Wisconsin '94, formerly in-
for the Promotion of Engineering   structor in French in the University
Education; and the American Asso-  and now assistant professor of ro-


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