Lochner, Louis P. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 12, Number 3 (Dec. 1910)
The Wisconsin alumni clubs, pp. -
EDITORIAL TWO APPEALS FOR AID ESIDENT VAN HISE, '79, of the uni- versity and President Pease, '86, of the Al- amni Association ap- peal for alunMni aid in their contributions to the present issue of THE WISCON- sIN ALUMNI MAGAZINE. Will you, fellow graduate, heed the appeals and aid in inducing the legislature to make the necessary appropria- tion for the maintenance of the university? An institution which is doing as much for the state that supports it as is the University of Wisconsin ought not *to have to go begging for funds. There ought to be throughout the state so thor- I I I ' '1 0_ _ l ±1 I P I But it is exactly this understand- ing of the services of -the univer- sity that, we fear, is lacking in many parts of the state. It 'is here that we alumni have a wonderful opportunity to do our duty by Alma Mater as she has so often done by us. Let us familiarize ourselves with the needs of the uni- versity as outlined by President Van Hise. Let us read with care the articles that are to appear in succeeding issues, enlarging upon these needs, and showing what the university has done for the money invested in it. Let us lose no op- portunity to impress upon the leg- islators in our various districts the __ - - - - - . - _ . ] - - -I _ __ , _ *- - a UUgHLIJ U mJN.UW1.Ug U.L Ul-u- WMumV',-,LulJt achievements of the state univer- sity that money ought to flow with the greatest liberality. a liberal appropriation for the uni- ,versity. Let us boost for Wiscon- sin, first, foremost and always. WISCONSIN AGAIN IN THE LEAD That the University of Wiscon- sin has made the greatest gains in the strength of its faculty in the science departments of any Ameri- can university during the last four years, is shown by statistics compiled from the new "Biograph- ical Directory of Men of Science," by Prof. J. WcK. Cattell of Cor- nell. Wisconsin has gained 22 per cent, while Chicago has gained 18 and Harvard and Illinois 16. The University of Wisconsin has had twelve of its teachers of science added to the names in the new scientific directory and has had none of its professors taken out of the directory.- It thus makes the best showing of any Amierican uni- versity.
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