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Sparkling in effervescent animation . . . dismally drab . . . monotonous sameness . . . warm friendliness . . . Personali¬ ties pass in review . . . First austere Administration ... ty¬ coon Trustee to soulful secretary . . . Professors . . . Assist¬ ants . . . key dangling . . . weighed down by degrees . . . Instructors . . . keen . . . ambitious . . . subtle pounds per horsepower hour . . . Seniors . . . jobless and jobbed . . . becapped and herobed . . . cruel world waiting . . . spring in hearts . . . Juniors . . . jubilant . . . newly honored . . . now big men . . . discarding dusty traditions . . . Sophomore . . . pseudo sophisticates . . . betwixt and ’tween . . . new pastures . . . feeling their oats . . . Freshmen . . . eager, ogling, disjointed, gangling . . . enthused to melting point . . . struss strength untested . . . just frosh. W.P.I. Person¬ alities Parade.
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beautiful Alden Memorial, a building for student activities and the general library. Plans for a new Mechanical Engineering building were also started. President Earle died before his program was completed. He was stricken during a chapel talk in February, 1939. His four- teen-year administration bad been the most fruitful and inspiring period in Institute history, and his loss was mourned by thousands of his friends. Professor Francis W. Roys was appoint¬ ed acting-President and served in that capacity until the election of Wat Tyler Cluverius in September, 1939. Professor Roys was then appointed Dean of Engi¬ neering. President Cluverius was also a retired rear admiral, with a distinguished Naval career, and a classmate of Admiral Earle. He entered into the work of the In¬ stitute with vigor and enthusiasm to carry forward the program that had been planned. With the Alden Memorial com¬ pleted in the spring of 1940, a plan for securing the balance of funds needed for the Mechanical Engineering building was put into operation, and numerous improve¬ ments in instruction and campus life were projected. At the end of seventy-five years the In¬ stitute has become a leading college of engineering. Its campus has expanded from six to thirty-seven acres, its enroll¬ ment from thirty-two to a fixed maximum of 650, and its staff from four to seventy- five. To John Boynton’s generous gift of $100,000 the re has been added more than $4,000,000, and the scope of the college has far exceeded the most optimistic visions of its founders. Alden Memorial 117 ] PEDDLER i9
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TRUSTEES ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT HEADS PROFESSORS INSTRUCTORS SENIORS JUNIORS SOPHOMORES FRESHMEN
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