Section 1: Story and place in the shaping of institutional character -- "The spirits of this lawn": Poem commissioned for the inauguration of President James Wagner, April 2, 2004 / John Stone -- "Emory are here": Emory as place and story / Marshall P. Duke -- "Dreams deferred": African Americans in the history of old Emory / Mark Auslander -- Lynching, academic freedom, and the old "New South": President Dickey and the "Sledd Affair" / Thomas H. Jackson Jr. -- National ambition, regional turmoil: The desegregation of Emory / Melissa F. Kean -- Putting black blood and white blood on the same shelf: The integration of Grady Hospital / Jerry Gentry -- Lullwater and the greening of Emory: Catalyst for a new environmental commitment / Nancy Seideman -- Shaped by a crucible experience: The Center for Women at Emory / Ali P. Crown and Jan Gleason -- Section 2: Building a community of scholars -- Catching up: The advance of Emory since World War II / Nancy Diamond -- How it came to pass: Oral history of a half-century in Emory Arts and Sciences: Interviews / Interviews with Former Chancellor Billy Frye, Former Emory College Deans David Minter, George Jones, David Bright, and Steven Sanderson; and Former College Senior Associate Deans Irwin Hyatt, Peter Dowell, and Rosemary Magee -- Campus life: The interplay of living and learning at Emory / William H. Fox -- The School of Theology as prelude: Candler conversations / Manfred Hoffmann ... [et.al.] -- African American Studies at Emory: A model for change / Delores P. Aldridge -- "Struck by theater-ideas": Theater as a site and mode of inquiry at Emory University / Michael Evenden -- "If you build it, [they] will come": The birth and growth of Film Studies at Emory / David Cook -- Guy Revders Lyle and the birth of Emory's research libraries / Eric Nitschke and Marie Nitschke -- Emory Law and the formation of a university / Nat Gozansky -- Feminist activism and the origins of Women's Studies at Emory / Mary E. Odem and Candace Coffman -- Section 3: Creating engaged scholars -- Adventure as self-transcendence: The romance of Arthur Evans / Richard S. Ward and Maximilian Aue -- John Howett, art history, and cultural ferment at Emory / Catherine Howett Smith -- Lore Metzger: Pioneer for women faculty / Ralph Freedman ... [et.al.] -- "Athletics for all who wish to participate": The career of Thomas Edwin McDonough Sr. / Clyde Partin Sr. -- Richard A. Long: Public scholarship across disciplines and institutions / Rudolph P. Byrd and Dana F. White -- A century of vitality: Patricia Collins Butler / Martha W. Fagan -- The Osler of the South: Stewart R. Roberts Sr. / Charles Stewart Roberts -- The classicist: Moses Hadas / Herbert W. Benario -- Emory historical minds and their impact / Gary S. Hauk -- The Charles Howard Candler Professorships / Gary S. Hauk and Sally Wolff King -- The biographer: Elizabeth Stevenson looked steadily at lives and life / Beth Dawkins Bassett -- Medievalist extraordinary: George Peddy Cuttino / Irwin T. Hyatt -- Remembering Floyd / William B. Dillingham and William Gruber -- A fortunate life: William B. Dillingham / Greg Johnson -- Russell Major: Candler Professor of Renaissance History / Alexis Victoria Hauk -- Richard Ellmann at Emory, 1976-1987 / Ronald Schuchard -- In praise of a legal polymath: Harold J. Berman, Emory's first Woodruff Professor of Law / John Witte Jr. and Frank S. Alexander -- Section 4: Religions and the human spirit -- Emory and Methodism / Russell E. Richey -- Studying religion at Emory: Continuing tradition, new directions / Paul B. Courtright -- Uniting "the pair so long disjoined": Science and religion at Emory / Arri Eisen -- The case for law and religion / April L. Bogle -- Section 5: Frontiers in science and medicine -- The making of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center / Sylvia Wrobel -- Humans and other primates: Yerkes since 1979 / Frederick A. King and Stuart M. Zola -- A legacy of heart: The evolution of cardiology at Emory / J. Willis Hurst -- Pioneering in radiology: Heinz Stephen Weens / Perry Sprawls -- Partnering for health care in Tbilisi, Georgia / H. Kenneth Walker and Archil Undilashvili -- Looking back with Boisfeuillet Jones / Boisfeuillet Jones.
Gary S. Hauk has been vice president and deputy to the president of Emory University since 2004. He has served in senior administrative positions for more than twenty years. Hauk earned his Ph.D. in ethics from Emory’s Graduate Division of Religion. Sally Wolff-King is an adjunct professor of English at Emory University. She teaches Southern Literature and Native American Literature.
Law Library copy has an inscription on the title page by editor Gary S. Hauk.