# 870 - 2¢ Mark Hopkins: plate block - Educator

Mark Hopkins was an American educator and minister. His most enduring concept was that of stewardship and the pursuit of wealth. In an era where tycoons were quickly amassing great fortune, Hopkins emphasized the importance of using such blessing to improve the lives of all. James Garfield praised Hopkins saying, "The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and the student on the other". Scott 870 Mark Hopkins