Leroy E. Cowles, University of Utah president

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Title Leroy E. Cowles, University of Utah president
Photo Number A-Fa.Cowles.
Description Portrait of Leroy E. Cowles, president of the University of Utah from 1941-1946
Keywords Utah; University of Utah; Portraits; Men; Education
Subject Cowles, LeRoy E. (LeRoy Eugene), b. 1880--Photographs; University of Utah--Presidents--Photographs
Additional Information Leroy E. Cowles served as president of the University of Utah, his presidency, 1941-46, spanned the World War II years. Classes were added in military science, economics and philosophy of war and programs began in Army pre-flight, Navy V-1 and R.O.T.C. One of the far-reaching academic achievements of the period was expansion of the medical program into a four-year medical school. In 1980 one of the first three buildings on the campus was renamed in his honor. The LeRoy E. Cowles Building currently houses Mathematics.
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah)
Collection Number and Name P0305 University of Utah Archives Photograph Collection - A-Fa. Presidents
Collection Name U of U Presidents
Textual Date 1941; 1946
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Original Source N/A
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6vt2h66
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2003-04-05
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 980481
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vt2h66
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