Education: Won't Tell

At a meeting of Johns Hopkins Alumni, Newton D. Baker (Johns Hopkins 1892) said: "There is also a danger in the massing of mere numbers. Why, I saw just the other day the plans, the uncompleted plans, for a university that in 30 years is to have 60,000 students. Think of it! Sixty thousand students! I sincerely hope that Johns Hopkins will never have nearly that number of students."

Asked where the new university was to be, Mr. Baker said: "I won't tell you." Asked who planned it, he said: "I won't tell you."

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