Education: Enrollments

The generations swell and press against the college gates. The colleges guard their gates and ponder. The prosperity that affords all these tuition fees is quite able to endow whatever physical expansion may be necessary. "But," the question is, "can we retain the character of an institution if we permit it to grow from 500 students to 1,000, from 2,000 to 5,000?"

Retention of the character of Princeton, "a cultural centre apart from the busy world," was the motive of that college in setting 2,000 as the limit of its enrollment three years...

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