Northwestern University: A History
Northwestern University: A History
Brand: Northwestern University Press

Northwestern University: A History

  • Publish Date: 2012-03-28
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Jay Pridmore

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Northwestern University: A History is a resplendent guide to the origins and development of this university. Writer and critic Jay Pridmore offers the definitive chronicle of Northwesterns establishmentfrom its founders struggle to erect a campus in the wilderness on Lake Michigans western shore to its contemporary status as an institution of the highest order with three thriving campuses, esteemed faculty and students, and a leading endowment.

Accompanied by a wealth of color photographs, ephemera, and archival material, Northwestern University: A History brings to the fore the storied traditions and contributions of the administrators, faculty, and alumni who built Northwestern into the world-class institution it is today.

Originally penned to commemorate the universitys sesquicentennial, this new edition charts Northwesterns evolution in the years of Henry Bienens presidency (19952009) and offers a new foreword by current president Morton O. Schapiro. Northwestern University: A History captures the rich panoply of the institutions rise to the first ranks of scholastic excellence and will delight students, their families, and alumni alike.

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