Education: National Universities

With state and city universities snowballing along to ever huger proportions, privately endowed universities have lately felt it necessary for fame's sake, to advertise that their aim is "quality, not quantity." Harvard, Yale and Princeton have also stressed the point that they are "national" universities. And last week Yale, standing twelfth in point of size among the 86 representative institutions included in the Boston Transcript's annual survey,* pointed to itself as "most national" of the so-called Big Three. Taking the data of the classes of 1926 to 1929 inclusive, Yale proved...

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