Thwing's Review

Charles Franklin Thwing, famed President Emeritus of Western Reserve University, Cleveland, reviewed the year in higher education:

The selection of teachers. The demand for highly trained teachers exceeds the supply. Colleges now accept as instructors candidates having only the degree of Master of Arts. A decade ago, a candidate had to have a Doctor's degree.

The selection of students. The thirst for knowledge has become a commonplace. Hundreds of students are turned away (especially by the colleges for women) because of the inadequacy of the...

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