Daniel Coit Gilman
(6 Jul 1831 - 13 Oct 1908)
American administrator who was the first president of Johns Hopkins University, where he served for a quarter century.
Science Quotes by Daniel Coit Gilman (1 quote)
Enlist a great mathematician and a distinguished Grecian; your problem will be solved. Such men can teach in a dwelling-house as well as in a palace. Part of the apparatus they will bring; part we will furnish.
— Daniel Coit Gilman
Advice given to the Trustees of Johns Hopkins University on the choice of a professorial staff. In Report of the President of Johns Hopkins University (1888), 29. As quoted and cited in Robert Ιdouard Moritz, Memorabilia Mathematica; Or, The Philomaths Quotation-book (1914), 122.