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EKU president’s upcoming book to spotlight ’one of the most remarkable figures’ in history of higher ed

Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson’s next book will spotlight “one of the most remarkable figures in the history of American higher education.” As president of fledgling Johns Hopkins University from 1875 to 1901, Daniel Coit Gilman “created the prototype for the modern research university.” When the University’s namesake, wealthy philanthropist Johns Hopkins, passed away...