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"Waller, William" <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 28 Dec 2021 18:02:45 +0000
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Dear AFEE presenters,

I have responded to all of the authors who have submitted papers. If you have submitted a paper and not received an email from me you should resend the paper.

You may wish to send it both to my [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> address and my [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.  The HWS address sometime captures emails in the spam filter.

I look forward to seeing you in the near future at the conference.


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William Waller
Editor, Journal of Economic Issues
Chair, Department of Economics
Professor of Economics
Director of Wine Studies
300 Pulteney Street
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva, New York 14456-3397

Pandemic Phone: 315 237-1840
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The Role of Faculty

"A university is a body of mature scholars and scientists, the [faculty], -- with whatever plant and other equipment may incidentally serve as appliances for their work in any given case. The necessary material equipment may under modern conditions be very considerable, as may also the number of care-takers, assistants, etc.; but all that is not the university, but merely its equipment. And the university [faculty member’s] work is the pursuit of knowledge, together with whatever advisory surveillance and guidance he may consistently afford such students as are entering on the career of learning at a point where his outlook and methods of work may be of effect for them. No [faculty member] whose energies are not habitually bent on increasing and proving up the domain of learning belongs legitimately on the university staff. The university [faculty member] is, properly, a student not a schoolmaster. Such is the unmistakable drift of sentiment and professed endeavor, in so far as it is guided by the cultural aspirations of civilized [human]kind rather than by the emulative strategy of individuals seeking their own preferment." Thorstein Veblen, The Higher Learning in America. New York: Augustus M. Kelley 1965 [1918] (written contemporaneously with TBE) p.18.

From: AFEEMAIL Discussion List <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Glen Atkinson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To: AFEEMAIL Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 10:46 AM
To: "[log in to unmask]" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: [AFEEMAIL] Milton Lowwer

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Thank you for the notice Anne.  I was able to benefit from many conversations with Milt.


On Monday, December 20, 2021, 12:21:16 PM PST, Mayhew, Anne <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

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I  am sad to report that Milton Lower, a former president of AFEE, died yesterday at his home in Austin.  He was 88.