Self-respect…comes to us when we are alone, in quiet moments in quiet places when we suddenly realize that, knowing the good, we have done it; knowing the beautiful, we have served it; knowing the truth, we have spoken it.
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|Birth:||27th October, 1906|
|Death:||19th April, 1963|
Alfred Whitney Griswold was an American historian and educator, and President of Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. The decision to create the 11th and 12th residential colleges at Yale, known as Morse and Ezra Stiles, was made by Griswold. In 1952, he established masters of arts programs in teaching, affiliated with the traditional liberal arts departments. During World War II he headed special U.S. Army training programs in languages and civil affairs. Griswold died of colon cancer in New Haven, Connecticut, and is buried in Grove Street Cemetery. His former home, at 237 East Rock Road in New Haven, is a contributing property in the Prospect Hill Historic District. Ben Kiernan is the current A. Whitney Griswold Professor of History at Yale.
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