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Wesleyan University, 1831–1910

Collegiate Enterprise in New England

A lively narrative connecting Wesleyan University's early history to economic, religious, urban, and educational developments in 19th-century America.

About the Author

DAVID B. POTTS former Dean of the Faculty at Gettysburg College, is Professor of History at the University of Puget Sound.

Reviews

"In this adroit blend of institutional and cultural history, David B. Potts provides an exemplary analysis of the first eighty years of Wesleyan University. He not only describes how the college changed its president, faculty, students, and curriculum (which one expects in institutional history), but he also deftly explains its identity shifts in terms of the broad context of higher education in the United States."—William G. McLoughlin, New England Quarterly

Endorsements

"This is the best college history to appear in many years. Potts manages to cover all of the interesting topics, from students and football to curriculum and trustees, without ever dropping a thread in the narrative fabric. Wesleyan University is full of new insights for students of higher education, and yet at the same time it is an exceptionally good read."—Stanley N. Katz, President, American Council of Learned Societies

"This is the best college history to appear in many years. Potts manages to cover all of the interesting topics, from students and football to curriculum and trustees, without ever dropping a thread in the narrative fabric. Wesleyan University is full of new insights for students of higher education, and yet at the same time it is an exceptionally good read."—Stanley N. Katz, President, American Council of Learned Societies
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