Education: Sea-Going College

A company of 450 U. S. students, all men, from the last year of preparatory school upwards, "enrolled on a basis of character pro rata from the different states"; a faculty of 40 able instructors chosen widely throughout the land; an 18,000-ton steamer; an itinerary for the steamer including 35 foreign countries between Manhattan and Manhattan via the seven seas; a curriculum for the students including 34 college courses, credit for which would be given by shore colleges—in a word, a seagoing, globe-trotting university operated...

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