Edward Levi Quotes

The introduction of many minds into many fields of learning along a broad spectrum keeps alive questions about the accessibility, if not the unity, of knowledge.





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Edward Levi
Edward Levi
  • Born: June 26, 1911
  • Died: March 7, 2000
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Public Servant

Edward Hirsch Levi was an American law professor, academic leader, scholar, and statesman. He served as president of the University of Chicago from 1968 to 1975, and then as United States Attorney General in the Ford Administration. Levi is regularly cited as the "model of a modern attorney general", the "greatest lawyer of his time", and is credited with restoring order after Watergate. He is considered, along with Yale's Whitney Griswold, the greatest of postwar American university presidents.