Education: Ups & Downs

Which is the best economy for a school or college: lower fees and more students or higher fees and fewer students? Last fortnight McGill University in Montreal took the second course, took also a leaf from the Ottawa Imperial Economic Conference and showed itself patriotic, Empire-minded. McGill's deficit for the past year is $337,235, despite the fact that its professors and employes took pay cuts from 3% to 10% last June, saving the university $87,500. Last fortnight the board of governors upped tuition fees for next year, putting most of the increase on...

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