Ernest Hiram Lindley


Honorary Degree (1922)
Doctor of Laws
Location: Bloomington
Presenter: William Lowe Bryan


Ernest Hiram Lindley (1869-1940), received his AB in 1893, Am in 1894, LLD in 1922 from Indiana University and his PhD in 1897 from Clark University. At Indiana University, he served as instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, professor and head of the Department of Philosophy. He later served as President of the University of Idaho and Chancellor of the University of Kansas. At the naming ceremony for a building in his honor in 1962, he was described as a "wise scholar...inspiring leader of youth...fearless champion of high academic standards and intellectual freedom...father of the Department of Philosophy."