1869 – Born on the 8th of May in Burlington, Vermont.
1890 – Graduated from the University of Michigan with his Bachelor’s Degree.
– At Michigan he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
1892 – He received his Masters from Harvard University in psychology.
1894 – Married Marion Isabel Watrous from Des Moines, Iowa, a fellow graduate of the University of Michigan.
1905 – After a study abroad, he taught at the University of Minnesota, and then at the University of Chicago, where he became president and head of the psychology department.
1921-1937 – He served as the president of Yale University.
1937 – He became educational counselor of the National Broadcasting Company.
1949 – Died this year.