Education: Yale Concession

Yale has been less prone to liberalize her curriculum than her contemporaries in the East. Whereas Harvard, Princeton and Dartmouth have long since released capable students from compulsory class attendance and permitted wide freedom in choice of courses, Yale has stood pat to such a point that her onetime (1909-27) Dean Frederick Scheetz Jones was able once to boom forth: "So long as I am here we will never give up the Latin or Greek requirement for a degree in Yale College!"

But last week Dean Jones's successor, Clarence Whittlesey Mendell, made...

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