Education: A Warning, a Moral

John Henry MacCracken, president of Vassar, spoke at Chautauqua: " One of the greatest tragedies of the world is the growing wrath against the Jews in European Universities. I pray God it may not extend to our American universities."

Having toured Central Europe with stops at 25 universities, President MacCracken concluded that " the most outspoken advocates of extreme nationalism were to be found among university professors and students." He finds at home " extreme tendencies toward nationalistic reserve and chauvinistic isolation " in the same quarter, and utters a warning against...

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