Education: P. B. K. Snubbed

In this era of efficiency, particularly noticeable within the last five years, wearers of the Phi Beta Kappa key no longer hang their heads, mumble self-consciously, fumble with their vest pockets. They are proud to possess the key. They know that the key Has come into its own. Undergraduates have always voted, insincerely, that they would rather win it than a football letter. But only lately have potent business executives preferred to hire P. B. K. men. For example, Walter Sherman Gifford, president of the American Telephone and Telegraph Co., recently announced...