However, Packer left most decisions up to his trustees. When he first approached Bishop Stevens with his plan, he confided, “I am not much acquainted with these matters, but you are, and I want you if you will to devise a plan which I can put into effective operation.” From that point, Packer mostly acted as the financier for the enterprise and left decisions regarding the architecture, curriculum, etc. up to his Board. Evidently, these men left their mark on campus and many of these original influences were recognized by having buildings dedicated to them.
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