Publication Date

January 1996


Between 1947 and 1953, when M.P. Catherwood left the deanship to become New York’s industrial commissioner, the ILR School developed into a full fledged enterprise. These pages attempt to capture some of the excitement of this period of the school’s history, which was characterized by vigor, growth, and innovation. Includes: Alumni Recall Their Lives as Students; The Faculty Were Giants; Alice Cook: Lifelong Scholar, Consummate Teacher; Frances Perkins; Visits and Visitors; Tenth Anniversary: Reflection and Change; The Emergence of Departments at ILR; Development of International Programs and Outreach.


Suggested Citation
Gruenfeld Goldberg, E. (Ed)., McKersie, R., Miller, J. Gormly, Aronson, R., & Julian, R. (Compilers). (1996). The ILR School at Fifty: Voices of the Faculty, Alumni & Friends (pp. 41-61). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University.