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The rise of Roosevelt University : presidential reflections

Author: Theodore L Gross
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Underscoring professional and educational issues pertinent to higher learning at universities across the country, Theodore L. Gross's memoir of his years in academia chronicles his successful fourteen-year presidency at Chicago's Roosevelt University, a period of leadership that resulted in an upsurge of fund-raising, sharp increases in enrollment and endowment, and the transformation of an urban campus into a
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Gross, Theodore L.
Rise of Roosevelt University.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607490596
Online version:
Gross, Theodore L.
Rise of Roosevelt University.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)608160164
Named Person: Theodore L Gross; Theodore L Gross
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore L Gross
ISBN: 0809326078 9780809326075
OCLC Number: 55797726
Description: xi, 234 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Theodore L. Gross.
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