Education: Academic Subsidies

Chancellor Emeritus James R. Day of Syracuse University is dead. And with his death, endowed education (what The New York Call describes as "The Hire Learning"), is advanced to the center of the stage again. John D. Archbold, vice-president of the Standard Oil Company, was a generous benefactor of Syracuse. Chancellor Day of Syracuse was a vigorous and outspoken champion of the established " interests." It needed only a little mathematics to prove that Chancellor Day had been bought by "The Trusts"—so said the progressives.

But the demonstration is a little too simple. Chancellor Day...

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