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A Dynamic Attitude
Nine months into his first year as president, Cornelis de Kiewiet convinced the Board of Trustees to merge the colleges for men and women on the River Campus. And by the time he retired a decade later, he had helped change public thinking about supporting higher education: rather than charity, it was a social and economic necessity. Read more . . .
Treasures from the Tower
The new director of special collections offers a tour of recent and notable highlights from the rare collections of the River Campus Libraries. Read more . . .
Ask the Archivist
Got a question about University history? Archivist Melissa Mead has more than 160 years of campus documents and other materials at her fingertips. Read more . . .
The Power of Professorships
With its original goal for endowed professorships already met, The Meliora Challenge sets a new target: establishing 100 such positions for Rochester faculty by 2016. Read more . . .
The University of Rochester congratulates faculty and students who have earned national recognition and teaching awards during the past academic year. Read more . . .