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Tucker

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TUCKER, William Jewett American col lege president: b. Griswold, Conn., 13 July 1839. He was graduated at Dartmouth College in 1861, and after completing the course at An dover Theological Seminary, was ordained to the Congregational ministry in 1867, and in stalled as pastor of the Franklin Street Church, Manchester, N. H. In 1875 he became pastor of the Madison Square Presbyterian Church, New York. From 1880-93 he was Bartlett pro fessor of homiletics at Andover, and from 1893 till his resignation in 1909 he was president of Dartmouth College. He is now president emer itus. His administration was marked by the enlargement and diversification of the curricu lum, by the consolidation of the Chandler Sci entific School with the College, and by the es tablishment of the Amos Tuck School of Ad ministration and Finance. The growth of the college in numbers and resources during his administration changed its relative place among New England colleges. He has been Phi Beta Kappa orator at Harvard, Lyman Beecher lec turer at Yale, Morse lecturer at Union Semi nary, New .York, and lecturer at the Lowell

Institute, Boston. He assisted in founding and editing the Andover Review, and established the Andover House in Boston, a social settle ment, now known as the South End House. His published works include 'From Liberty to Unity) (1892) 'The Making and the Unmak ing of the (1899) ; 'Public-Minded ness' (1910) ;