Education: Another Oxford

Whenever U. S. undergraduates are gathered together and the talk runs on higher educational methods, invariably there will come a longing reference to "the Oxford system." What is meant is the admirable tutorial plan, the distinction between "pass" men and "honors" men, the large liberty afforded initiative, and (utterly fascinating to the gathering) the Oxford "atmosphere."

A little weary of the prevalent emphasis on this same "atmosphere" and suspicious that no combination of tutors, honors and liberty could produce the ideal commonly pictured, The Dartmouth (undergraduate daily newspaper named for its...

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