Brown University vice presidents' reports Brown University vice presidents' reports 1934-1935


Brown University vice presidents' reports Brown University vice presidents' reports 1934-1935

The Brown University vice presidents’ reports from 1934 to 1935 were submitted by Albert Davis Mead and James P. Adams. The reports are extracts from the vice presidents’ report to the Advisory and Executive Committee. The extracts contain information about the annual report, enrollment, and awards and activities of various departments, deans, and faculty members.

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Vice Presidents have been part of the administration since 1925 when that title was given to Albert Davis Mead after several months during which he assumed some of the duties of President Faunce, whose illness prevented his full attention to presidential responsibilities. The only “vice president” recorded before that time was Perez Fobes, who actually served in the capacity of acting president while James Manning was in Congress in 1786. Roland G. D. Richardson, who wa...

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James Pickwell Adams (1895-1969), professor of economics and vice-president of Brown University, was born in Carson City, Michigan on January 27, 1895. He received his A.B. and A.M. degrees from the University of Michigan and began his teaching career as assistant professor of economics there in 1919. He came to Brown as assistant professor in 1921, became a full professor in 1927, and in 1928 was named chairman of the Economics Department at the age of 33, the youngest to be named ...