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Wilson, Eleanor Vernon


The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, 1905-2005

Preparing Men and Women for Leadership in Scientific Educational Work Eleanor Vernon Wilson

In 1905, as the University of Virginia inaugurated him as its first president, the revered southern educator Edwin Anderson Alderman proposed an education school, despite the thriving existence of normal teachers’ colleges, primarily female, throughout the state. John D. Rockefeller Sr. donated $... More