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iv ANNUAL REPORT Hall on his marriage and was succeeded by Mr Campbell Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Miss Tribe Lecturer in the Department of Zoology was appointed Warden of the Women's Hostel in Queensborough Terrace ╬┤ Teaching Staff Resignations -Professor Adamson relinquished the Chair of Educa- tion at the end of the session after thirty-four years of service in the College He was appointed Normal Master in the Day Training College in 1890 he was made Lecturer in the Theory and Practice of Teaching in 1901 he became Professor of Education in 1903 The services which he has rendered to the College and to the cause of learning are of the very highest order He has guided his Depart- ment with quiet sagacity he has thrown an abundant light on the history of education and made himself perhaps the foremost authority in the country in that subject The Senate on the recommendation of the Delegacy has appointed him to the rank of Emeritus Professor Professor Richardson Wheatstone Professor of Physics since 1914 resigned his Chair on being appointed Yarrow Research Professor by the Royal Society The College however is fortunate in still retaining his presence and his services He will conduct his researches in the Physics Laboratory of the College and will as Director of Physical Research continue to guide the researches of those students whose work lies within the scope of his own investigations As Director of Physical Research in the College he has been continued in the rank of Professor of the University by the Senate Professor Toynbee Koraes Professor of Modern Greek since 1919 relinquished his Chair at the close of the session By his public lectures his contributions to the advancement of learning in published work and his readiness to help in the teaching of Classics Professor Toynbee had rendered steady service to the College and the University Professor Jeffery who had held one of the two Chairs of Mathe- matics since 1922 and had aided the Mathematical Department greatly in time of trouble due to the illness of several members of the staff resigned his Chair on being appointed to the Astor Chair of Mathematics at University College Foremost among the Lecturers who retired from the service of the College during the session was Mr Edwards Senior Lecturer in Mathematics who had worked in the Mathematical Department of the College since 1895 and had taught and advised and helped many generations of students Mr Shawcross who retired early in session had also rendered many years of service having taught in the Department of Electrical Engineering since 1903 In the Depart- ment of English Mr Nicoll resigned his lecturership on being appointed Professor at East London College and Mr Baxter his assistant lecturer- ship on being promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor in McGill University Montreal In the Department of History Dr Jacob re-
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