Education: Yale's Rubicon

The moment it was done, all Yale was glad. Professor Nettleton, whose committee spurred Yale to do it, talked delightedly of a faculty "awakened to find itself blessed." The Yale News, which had wanted to do it before, acclaimed "one of the greatest educational advances Yale has ever made." The Alumni Weekly declared that the College had "crossed the Rubicon." What made Yale so happy last week was that the faculty had at last screwed itself up to the point of plumping for "Departmental" examinations like those which Harvard has.

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