Albert Ross Hill

Albert Ross Hill


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Albert Ross Hill was an American educator and ninth president of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. He was also Commissioner of the European Division of the American Red Cross. [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9D07E7DE1431EF33A25757C0A96F9C946095D6CF AMERICAN RED CROSS TO AID.; Will Give of Reserve Funds and Supplies fo... - Article Preview - The New York Times ] ] Albert held degrees from Dalhousie University and Cornell University and for a short time taught at the University of Nebraska. [ [http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Printonly/Baxter.html Baxter (print-only) ] ] He was married to Agnes Baxter a graduate of Dalhousie and Cornell. At 38-years old he was one of the youngest Presidents of the University of Missouri ever. During his time as president the world's first Journalism school, the Missouri School of Journalism was established. The School of Commerce and the Department of Economics were also established during this time. [ [http://muarchives.missouri.edu/two.html University of Missouri Leaders ] ] Hill Hall on the David R. Francis Quadrangle is named in honor of Albert Hill. He was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

ee also

*History of the University of Missouri

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External links

* [http://muarchives.missouri.edu/two.html MU archives biography]


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