Dickinson Alumnus, September 1941

Selected Highlights from this Issue: 
  • Five professors and two graduate assistants joined Dickinson's faculty. 
  • Dickinson postponed the start of classes until October 3 in the wake of an infantile paralysis epidemic in some parts of Pennsylvania. 
  • The Library Quarterly analyzed students’ use of Dickinson's library. 
  • Professor Paul Herbert Doney died of a heart attack while trying to rescue his nine-year old son and Professor Wilbur H. Norcross (class of 1907) died at age 58. The Alumnus published President Fred Pierce Corson's (class of 1917) remarks at their funerals. 
  •  I. Howell Kane (class of 1921) discussed Dickinson's history in an article entitled "The Contribution of Dickinson to the Life of the Nation."
  • Dickinson hired seven new professors, including Benjamin D. James (class of 1934) and Whitfield J. Bell Jr. (class of 1935).