Edmund Ezra Day
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|Edmund Ezra Day|
Kirtley Fletcher Mather and Edmund Ezra Day, 1947
|President of Cornell University|
|Preceded by||Livingston Farrand|
|Succeeded by||Cornelis de Kiewiet acting|
December 7, 1883|
Manchester, New Hampshire
|Died||March 23, 1951
Ithaca, New York
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College (A.B., M.A.) Harvard University (Ph.D.)|
Edmund Ezra Day (December 7, 1883 – March 23, 1951) was an American educator.
Day received his undergraduate and master's degrees from Dartmouth College and his doctorate in economics from Harvard. While at Dartmouth, be became a brother of Theta Delta Chi. In 1921 he was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. In 1923 he went to the University of Michigan, where he served as professor of economics, organizer and first dean of the School of Business Administration, and Dean of the University. He went on to serve as the fifth president of Cornell University from 1937 to 1949. While in office, he helped establish the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell.
- Cornell Presidency: Edmund Ezra Day
- Cornell University Library Presidents Exhibition: Edmund Ezra Day (Presidency; Inauguration)
- Guide to the Edmund Ezra Day arbitration files, 1949. #5094. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
|President of Cornell University
Cornelis W. de Kiewiet (acting)
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