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Timeline: 1901-1910

1901

  • Despite disapproval of administration and faculty, Delta Phi Epsilon, Coe's first fraternity, is founded.

1902

1903

  • Construction of the Gymnasium, on the site where Peterson Hall is now located.

1904

  • Samuel McCormick resigns; assumes position as Chancellor of University of Western Pennsylvania.

  • William Wilberforce Smith appointed as 4th president.

1907

  • Presbyterian Church severs legal connections with Coe so college can receive pension funds from Carnegie Foundation.

  • Coe earns accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities.

1909

  • Smith resigns as president; replaced by John Marquis, Coe's 5th president.

  • Ground broken for Science Hall, built with money from Andrew Carnegie; Coe's oldest building is now known as Stuart Hall.

1910

  • Carnegie Science hall (not Stuart Hall) is dedicated on Oct. 11; built with funds from Andrew Carnegie.

 

Forward: 1911 to 1920
Back: 1891 to 1900

 
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