Edmund Ezra Day

Edmund Ezra Day

Edmund Ezra Day (December 7, 1883–March 23, 1951) was a U.S. educator.

Day received his undergraduate and masters degree from Dartmouth College and his doctorate in economics from Harvard. He went on to serve as the fifth president of Cornell University from 1937 to 1949. While in office, he helped establish School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell.

The administrative building at Cornell, Day Hall, is named after Edmund Ezra Day. He was interred in Sage Chapel on Cornell's campus. [ [http://www.curw.cornell.edu/sagehistory.html CURW - Sage Hall History] ]


External links

* [http://www.cornell.edu/president/history_bio_day.cfm Cornell Presidency: Edmund Ezra Day]
* Cornell University Library Presidents Exhibition: Edmund Ezra Day ( [http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/presidents/view_item.php?sec=3&sub=12 Presidency] ; [http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/presidents/view_item.php?sec=3&sub=12 Inauguration] )

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