Education: So Long

There are those professors who, though absurd and far from wise, are well loved by the students to whom they lecture. There are also those professors who are respected by their peers and regarded with something more than apathy by their students. Professor Franklin Henry Giddings of Columbia belongs in both classes and in neither. Last week, in one of his Friday lectures, Professor Giddings told his listeners that he was retiring from the teaching staff of which he has been a member for 37 years; that thenceforth he would devote himself to research....

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