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George W. Glick

Marvin’s Gardens

March 29, 1878

Chancellor James Marvin leads the first concerted “campus beautification” campaign at KU, a joint student-faculty effort on Arbor Day that culminates in the planting of more than 300 trees on Mount Oread and sets the stage for the development of present-day Marvin Grove.

Go Your Own Way

June 16, 1875

KU Chancellor James Marvin gives his inaugural address, urging American universities to chart a different educational course from their European counterparts.