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Encyclopedia > Steadman Vincent Sanford

Steadman Vincent Sanford (August 24, 1871September 15, 1945), was President of the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens from 1932 until 1935. He subsequently served as Chancellor of the University System of Georgia from 1935 until 1945. August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... The University of Georgia, often abbreviated UGA, is located approximately 70 miles north-east of Atlanta in Athens, Georgia and is the largest institution of higher learning and research in the State of Georgia. ... Athens or Athens-Clarke County is a city located in Clarke County, Georgia, U.S., in the northeastern part of the state, just off of Georgia 316. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The University System of Georgia (USG) is the organizational body that includes all public institutions of higher learning in Georgia. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ...


Sanford was born in Convington, Georgia, in 1871. He attended Mercer University and earned a A.B. in 1890. Upon graduation, he became the principal of the Male Academy in Marietta, Georgia (1890 to 1892), then served as principal of Marietta High School and as superintendent of Marietta Public Schools. Covington is a city located in Newton County, Georgia. ... Mercer University is an independent, coeducational, church-related, private university located in Macon, Georgia and Atlanta, Georgia. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B.) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... A principal is the chief administrator in an elementary school, secondary school, or high school. ... Marietta is a city located in central Cobb County, GeorgiaGR6, and is its county seat. ... In education, a superintendent is an individual that has executive oversight and administration rights, usually within an educational entity or organization. ...


In 1903, Sanford came to the University as an English instructor. He was promoted to Adjunct Professor in 1907. In 1913 the University awarded him a full professorship as well as the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (Hon. Litt.D.) the following year. Sanford also became a professor of journalism with intentions to create a new school for that field. 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The meaning of the word professor (Latin: one who claims publicly to be an expert) varies. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ...


In 1921, he founded the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism and served as the first Dean until 1926 when he became president of Franklin College and dean of the University. He then assumed the Presidency of the University in 1932. Dawson Hall (1932) and Joseph E. Brown Hall (1932) were both opened during Sanford's inaugural year as president. 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ...


Sanford finally ascended to Chancellor of the University System starting in 1935. His tenure oversaw a tremendous period of growth in construction at schools all over Georgia; however, he clashed with fomer governor of Georgia Eugene Talmadge over control of the authority to set policy at UGA and elsewhere in the University System. In 1945 while in Atlanta for a meeting of the Georgia Board of Regents, Sanford suffered a cerebral hemorrhage and died. He is buried in the Marietta City Cemetery (Citizens Cemetery). This is a list of Governors of the state of Georgia, including governors of the British colony of Georgia. ... Eugene Talmadge (September 23, 1884–December 21, 1946) was an American politician who served as governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1933 to 1937 and again from 1941 to 1943. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Nickname: The Horizon City, Hotlanta, The Big Peach, A-Town, The ATL Official website: http://www. ... The Georgia Board of Regents was created in 1931 and is part of the states government. ...


With respect to athletics, Sanford took on the position of physical director of athletics in 1907. He was instrumental in the formation of the Southern Conference and its progeny, the Southeastern Conference. The building of the first baseball stadium (Sanford Field), a basketball facility (Woodruff Hall in 1924) and the current football venue (Sanford Stadium) all occurred due to Steadman Sanford. The Southern Conference (or SoCon) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAAs Division I-AA for football and Division I for all other sports. ... The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is a college athletic conference which operates in the southeastern part of the United States. ... Sanford Stadium is the on-campus playing venue for football at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. ...

Preceded by:
William Ellison Boggs
President of the University of Georgia
19321935
Succeeded by:
Harmon White Caldwell

1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

References

  • History of the University of Georgia by Thomas Walter Reed, Thomas Walter Reed, Imprint: Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia, ca. 1949
  • From Ahmedunggar to Lavonia Presidents at the University of Georgia 1785-1997, University of Georgia Libraries, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
  • Find a Grave record for Steadman Sanford

 
 

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