Abbott Lawrence Lowell


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Noun1.Abbott Lawrence Lowell - United States educator and president of Harvard University (1856-1943)Abbott Lawrence Lowell - United States educator and president of Harvard University (1856-1943)
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Harvard President Abbott Lawrence Lowell, a known anti-Semite, petitioned against Brandeis; faculty and students overwhelmingly supported him.
The rules of admission, therefore, needed changing to produce the desired results--what Karabel calls the "Iron Law." He examines Harvard president Abbott Lawrence Lowell's 1922 public announcement of an intent to limit acceptance of Jewish applicants, the ensuing uproar, faculty assent and resistance, the covert mechanisms later adopted, the unintended and somewhat unpredictable effects of admissions policy changes on the demographics of enrolled students, and the personalities and motives of key administrators.
poet, critic, biographer, translator, Born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the sister of <IR> ABBOTT LAWRENCE LOWELL </IR> , Amy Lowell was a member of the tenth generation of a wealthy and prominent New England family.