Charles A. Robbins & James R. Slater

Charles Robbins joined UPS in 1916 as Spanish professor and athletics coach, was the first University Bursar, and retired in 1946.

James Slater was a biology professor 1919-1968. He developed the Natural History Museum and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree in 1954.

This rhododendron was obtained and planted in 1927 by Professor Slater and Bursar Robbins.