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First 75 Years

Campus History by Irving Hart

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1 A struggle for existence, 1876-1890
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.38
7/1/1951 Normal School established with only minimal legislative support and without other support such as land grants; 1876 biennial appropriation was $14,500 followed by very slow growth to $30,200 for 1888 biennium.
2 Academic ranks
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.48
7/1/1951 Faculty ranks established early.
3 Attempts to implement the Normal School idea in Iowa
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.3
7/1/1951 Description of efforts to train teachers in Iowa prior to the founding of the Normal School in 1876.
4 Budgetary procedure, 1876-1925
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.41
7/1/1951 College continuing appropriation increases over the years.
5 Change of name from Normal School to College
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.17
7/1/1951 Students and faculty petition President Seerley for a name change; Board acts favorably.
6 Changes of salary policy
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.68
7/1/1951 Music faculty move from fees to salary; radical change for retirees.
7 Compulsory retirement (1934)
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.74
7/1/1951 Policy requires faculty to retire at end of year at which they reach 70; meets strenuous protests.
8 Consultative Service
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.130
7/1/1951 Began in 1916; continued with faculty members spending one or two quarters in field.
9 Continuing appropriations, 1890-1925
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.39
7/1/1951 1890 biennium includes "annually hereafter" provision; beginning of more generous appropriations.
10 Correspondence study service
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.128
7/1/1951 History of correspondence study.
11 Curricular revision in 1914
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.101
7/1/1951 List of majors revised and expanded, minors required, credit system changed from term to hours.
12 Curricular revision in 1949
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.103
7/1/1951 Results of revision include required general education, reorganization of education courses, and an increase in the graduation requirement from 186 to 196 hours.
13 Curricular trends, 1917-1949
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.102
7/1/1951 Professional education requirements decrease.
14 Department of Rural Education, 1915
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.118
7/1/1951 The College established a department devoted to rural education and sets up demonstration schools; the Iowa Club carries out studies relating to rural education.
15 Detached service (1916-1930)
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.72
7/1/1951 Older faculty members carried on salary with only nominal duties.
16 Early tenure policies
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.70
7/1/1951 Early practices were nominally annual appointments, but, in practice, were permanent.
17 Establishment of the Iowa State Normal School at Cedar Falls, 1876
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.6
7/1/1951 History of the political process behind the founding of the Normal School.
18 Executive freedom and efficiency
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.44
7/1/1951 Survey of relations of the governing boards with Principal Gilchrist and President Seerley.
19 Executive salaries, 1876-1928
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.65
7/1/1951 Survey of president's salaries over the years.
20 Extension class work
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.128
7/1/1951 Extension Service offers courses for college credit.
21 Extracurricular activities
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.146
7/1/1951 Broad survey of the history of literary societies, campus publications, music and athletics, Greek organizations, and religious groups on campus.
22 Faculty participation under Gilchrist
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.48
7/1/1951 Early participation in governance was broadly spread, but limited in scope.
23 Faculty participation under Latham
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.53
7/1/1951 President Latham establishes new administrative and governance structures.
24 Faculty participation under Price
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.55
7/1/1951 Establishment of EPC.
25 Faculty participation under Seerley
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.49
7/1/1951 President Seerley expands consultation with faculty; departments authorized in 1908 to take January 1, 1909; establishment of office of Registrar; Codification Committee brings together rules and regulations of College in 1920.
26 First Board of Directors
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.8
7/1/1951 Governor Kirkwood appoints the Board, which then meets to accept the Normal School property.
27 Foreword
Aitchison--Alison E. (Class of 1903; Geography Faculty)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.iii
7/1/1951 Professor Aitchison introduces Professor Hart's history.
28 Formal beginning of the Iowa State Normal School
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.8
7/1/1951 Board elects faculty and decides salary; adopts admission rules and length of terms.
29 Four-Quarter rural program, 1943
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.120
7/1/1951 President Price puts renewed emphasis on elementary education; four quarter curriculum seen as move toward increasing standards in rural teaching.
30 General and professional education in the curricula, 1886-1914
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.100
7/1/1951 Development of the curriculum under President Seerley.
31 Gilchrist and Seerley on additional normal schools
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.12
7/1/1951 Both President Seerley and Principal Gilchrist state that they support additional normal schools once the first school is adequately provided for.
32 Growth of the administrative staff
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.68
7/1/1951 Administrative staff grows to 253.
33 Housing of the Model School and its successors
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.114
7/1/1951 Brief description of buildings in which the school was housed.
34 Income from student fees
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.41
7/1/1951 Survey of revenues from student fees over the years.
35 Influence of the system of unified control
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.92
7/1/1951 Survey of ways in which the College has limited itself and is limited by outside influences to its role as a teacher training institution.
36 Influential factors before 1913
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.117
7/1/1951 President Seerley responds to critics of the College by establishing the Rural Education Department and the Extension Service.
37 Institutional surveys
First 75 Years 0:0, p.34
7/1/1951 Brief summaries of the important surveys undertaken by the College.
38 Introduction
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.ix
7/1/1951 Professor Hart explains the organization of his history; presents the ideas that he chooses to treat.
39 Introduction of high school graduate courses, 1887
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.15
7/1/1951 President Seerley establishes a separate curriculum for those students who enter the Normal School as high school graduates.
40 Major in rural school supervision
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.12
7/1/1951 College establishes new major in 1949.
41 Normal School standards, 1876-1886
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.14
7/1/1951 Difficulties of relating Normal School degrees to those offered by colleges and universities.
42 Organization of Extension Service, 1913
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.125
7/1/1951 President Seerley announces organization of extension work at a meeting of teachers and superintendents in October 1913; Study Centers arranged; Professor Colegrove organizes the effort.
43 Origins of Extension Service at the Iowa State Teachers College
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.124
7/1/1951 President Seerley considers increasing call for assistance and advice from the College.
44 Part-time Service (1934)
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.74
7/1/1951 Retired faculty can accept appointment to perform some sort of service for one-third salary.
45 Practice teaching in the Iowa State Normal School before 1883
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.105
7/1/1951 Initial practices in student teaching.
46 Preparation for all fields of public school work
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.87
7/1/1951 Survey of ways in which the College curriculum changed to meet changing needs; description of degree, diploma, and certificate programs.
47 Preparation for all levels of public school work
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.81
7/1/1951 Initial curriculum recognizes need for preparation for all levels of teaching; surveys of effects of the College on Iowa; description of ways in which the College met Iowa needs.
48 Procedures in appointment and promotion
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.62
7/1/1951 Survey of practices involving faculty appointment and promotion.
49 Proposals for the unified control of the state educational institutions
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.18
7/1/1951 Description of the political atmosphere which led to establishment of a board which controls all state institutions of higher education; influence of Senator Whipple.
50 Proposed annuity system, 1931
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.72
7/1/1951 Attorney General rules against proposal.

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