THE KENTUCKY KERNEL.
guages in tho Southern colleges and
Head of Graduate School
Accepts Presidency of
HERE 17 YEARS
.Dr. Mackenzie is a Scot by birth and
received most of his higher education
at the Normal College and the Uni-versities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and
Oxford, from which latter he received
his master's degree.
Lecturer and Writer of Note.
Dr. Mackenzie has won considerable
renown as a writer and lecturer, and
is a member of a number of American
and foreign learned societies. He is
one of eight Americans who have been
named as Fellows of the Royal So
ciety of Literature, the others being
Joseph H. Choate, Henry Van Dyke,
Charles W. Eliot, William Dean How-ellAmbassador J. J. Jusserand, Pro
feasor G. L. Klttredge and Professor
G. E. Woodberry.
He is also a member of the Royal
Asiatic Society, the Institute of Sociology of Brussels, the American
Philological Society, the National Educational Association and other learned
He holds the only degree of Doctor
of Laws granted by the Kentucky
Wesleyan College, which twas conferred on him in 1911 and in 1913 received the degree of Doctor of Letters
from Cumberland University.
Dr. Mackenzie was one of the collaborators in the preparation of the
Library of Southern Literature, which
is a pioneer work of its kind and is in
use in many of the large universities.
He published in 1914 a history of En
glish literature which has been adopt
ed by the Kentucky high schools and
many junior colleges in and out of the
Dr. Alexander St. Glair Mackenzie,
dean of, the graduate school, and for
merly head of the English department,
tendered his resignation to the trustees of the University during the sum
mer and has accepted the presidency
of Lenox College, at Hopklnton, Iowa.
Dr. Mackenzie's resignation Is deeply
regretted by his many friends In the
faculty and among the students, but
all are glad to learn of his success.
His professors were among the most
renowned in European universities.
He studied English under David Mas- son, of Edinburgh; philology under
Max Muller, of Leipzig and Berlin;
Greek under Sir R. C. Jebb, of Cam-- .
bridge, and Gilbert Murray. Moral
philosophy he studier under Edward
Popular With Students.
Caird, who became master of Baliol
He has enjoyed a wide popularity
College, Oxford, and logic under John
with the student body, and has exer
cised a kindly, helpful and inspiring
Came Here in 1899.
influence both in and out of the class
Dr. Mackenzie came to Lexington in room. He was chosen by
1899. His first work at the University to be president
of the Grand Chapter
of Kentucky was as professor of
of the Alpha Delta Sigma fraternity.
hand Logic. Until 1910 he superDr. Mackenzie has for many years
vised all the English and Philosophy been one of
the leading spirits in the
when the English Department re- Caledonian Society,
has taken an acquired all his attention.
tive interest in the work of the Sec
He was chosen Dean of the Gradu- ond Presbyterian Church and Sunday- ate School in 1912, and reorganized school, and was the originator of the
that school and materially increased plan successfully put into effect this
the number of graduate students. The year for a series of lectures by colthoroughness of his method of teach- lege men before the Blue Grass Feding is shown by the fact that every eration of Labor.
Rhodes scholar sent to Oxford from
His enthusiasm, sincerity and con
the University of Kentucky has been sideration will cause him to be missed
a major English student under Dr. at the University and among the peo
Mackenzie, and numerous scholarships ple of Lexington, but all his friends
and fellowships in the great American here feel confident that he will make
universities have been won by Dr. the most of his opportunities in the
wider field of. service.
He originated the teaching of journalism at the University of Kentucky
and in many ways has shown in his DOC IS WITH US AGAIN
department an executive ability that
promises success in his new work.
Dr. Mackenzie has given the most back last year, matriculated in the
intense study to the problems of edu- University Wednesday afternoon and
cation and represented Kentucky in will report for football practice Mon
the Southern Conference held at New day. His return means that Kinne
Orleans. He read a paper suggesting will be shifted back to end, giving Dr.
important modifications of high school, Tigert his two veteran ends of last
college and university curricula. He year and bringing three of last year's
was plaoed on the Committee of Lan- backfleld combination into camp for
guage, the purpose of which is to the fall campaign, Haydon and Grab- standardize the teaching of the lan folder completing the veteran trio.
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The repairs on Stoll Field are al
most completed, and with the new
street running to it, and the clean,
makes a battle ground for the Wild
cats to be proud of.
The Delta Chi fraternity has
moved into its new house at 233
High Street. The Kappa Sigma
ternity has secured the house on
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NEW BUSINESS AGENT
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Board of Trustees Selects
Him From Number of
Senator David H. Peak, of Bedford,
bank president and newspaper editor,
was elected business agent of the
at a recent meeting of the Ex
ecutive Committee of the Board of
Trustees; Senator Peak was chosen
from a large number of applicants and
his selection settled a question that
has taken up much time at recent
The office of comptroller of the Uni
versity, which has heretofore been
filled by Judgo W. T. Lafferty, Dean
of the Law College, has been abolished, and the duties of this place will
hereafter be filled by the business
agent, who, under the new arrangement, will attend to all the fiscal
duties of the University and Experi
Enoch Grehan, head of the Depart
ment of Journalism of the University,
was selected as secretary of the Exec
utive Committee to succeed Judge Laf
ferty, who has been secretary.
Senator Peak will have new quar
ters for the business office, which has
been changed from the old location at
the front of the main building to the
office formerly occupied by James B.
Lyons, cashier of the institution.
All the members of the Executive
Committee were present. They were:
Charles B. Nichols, of Lexington,
chairman; Richard C. Stoll, of Lex
ington; J. E. Brown, of Shelbyville;
Frank McKee, of Versailles; George
Green Brock, of London; P. P. Johnston, Jr., of Lexington, and Claude B.
Terrell, of Bedford.
Three ballots were cast. The first
resulted in McKee, Terrell and Brown
voting for Senator Peak, Brock for
Richard Johnson, of Richmond, and
Johnston and Stoll for W. H. Settle,
City Auditor. Mr. Nichols declined to
The second ballot was the same as
the first except that Mr. Brock cast his
vote for Henry Curtis. The third ballot
was the same as the second except
that Mr. Nichols, who had formerly
declined to vote, cast his vote for Senator Peak, giving him the necessary
majority, four votes out of seven.
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