Dr. Edgar Odell Lovett, seated at desk with pencil in hand
Dr. Edgar Odell Lovett was the first president (1907-1946) of the Rice Institute, which later became known as Rice University. In 1907 he was asked to head Rice Institute, Houston, being recommended for the post by Woodrow Wilson, then president of Princeton. He accepted in 1908, moved to Houston, and was formally inaugurated as the first president of the institute on Oct. 12, 1912; he continued in this capacity until his retirement on March 1, 1946. Thereafter, he was associated with Rice as president emeritus, director and consultant.
Edgar Odell Lovett sitting at a desk with a pencil in hand. There are books and a diploma behind him. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
People; Rice University--History; William M. Rice Institute; Lovett, Edgar Odell, 1871-1957; College presidents--Texas--Houston
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