Education: At Johns Hopkins

Last week Johns Hopkins University celebrated the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the late Daniel Coit Gilman as its first President. Educators took interest because that inauguration is commonly taken as marking the starting point of postgraduate education in the U. S. Dr. Gilman was "the father of the graduate school, the great apostle of university research."

Three days later Johns Hopkins bestowed a Ph.D. diploma upon the wife of Dr. Oilman's biographer, Mrs. Christine Ladd Franklin, wife of Fabian Franklin, onetime editor of the Independent. Educators took interest because...