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The Alan Gregg Papers

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[Notes on Chicago] pdf (114,180 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Notes on Chicago]
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2 (114,180 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
15 October 1930
Creator:
[Gregg, Alan]
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Universities
Exhibit Category:
Director of Medical Sciences, 1930-1945
Box Number: 30
Folder Number: 7
Unique Identifier:
FSBBDM
Document Type:
Notes
Language:
English
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application/pdf
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Good
Transcript:
Oct 15
1930
Chicago
Action contemplated implies:
1) That increasing salaries will result in improvement of academic personnel. This can take place a) as improvement of existing men b) as improvement in future recruitment c) as concentration of good men through transfer to Chicago
2) That we believe concentration is needed of those whom Chicago would choose.
3) That RF should give this aid in addition to aid already given.
4) That viewed as educational policy it is now a good time to embarrass other large universities in the matter of salaries. This is a real embarrassment since prominent men bring in their own and other's support.
5) That it would be preferable to concentrate highly paid men in one University rather than scatter such examples in several Universities. The value of a great man outside his dept but in his Univ.
Are we considering Chicago
1) Because personal ties are close.
2) " we are familiar more with Chicago's need without studying other institutions
3) Because Chicago possesses the best men--it doesn't--the best men are scattered.
[END PAGE ONE]
[BEGIN PAGE TWO]
Improve the position of Chicago in American life by meeting competition from other institutions and raising salaries generally.
1. Chicago is so important that it must have money enough to draw men.
2. " should be defended against bids from other institutions
3. American Univ. salaries should be raised by concentrating at Chicago
The Univ does not propose a max. salary higher than that that may be expected in social institutions within 5 years
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