September 9, 2003

Rhodes Professorship Faces Controversy

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The University calls them the ‘Superclass of 1956.’ And for their 40th reunion in 2001, they offered a legacy to the University that would confirm their reputation as one of Cornell’s most generous alumni classes.

The Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of ’56 Professorship — supported by an unprecedented $5 million endowment for a single chair —