Education: Municipal Milestone

At the end of the month of March 1837, the citizens of Louisville, Ky. gathered for a momentous mass meeting. Dr. Charles Caldwell, of Lexington, wanted them to set up a city-supported medical college which would eventually form the nucleus of a university. Nine years later, with a law school added, the institution became the University of Louisville, first municipally founded and supported university in the U. S. This week at the end of another March, President Raymond Asa Kent officially launched the three months' round of visits, banquets, speeches and solemn academic...

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