The decade began with classes taught in rented office space in noisy downtown Brooklyn. By the end of the decade students, faculty, and administrators settled into a beautiful Georgian-style campus in the heart of the borough, with a new President taking the helm. Brooklyn College’s first decade formed the character of the college and laid the foundation for future growth, challenges, and conflicts, as well as a tradition of academic excellence.
Future 1930s Installments:
Early Faculty and Administrators
Presidential Bookends: Boylan and Gideonse
The Dies Committee
Brooklyn College in the Spanish Civil War
The school colors: a philosophical decision or a closeout sale?
The Alma Mater and its ties to Socialism
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