Education: Women, Expansion, Flexner

Biggest U. S. university in point of enrolment is Columbia. Last week it was revealed by Registrar Edward J. Grant that Columbia could also be called the biggest U. S. muliebral institution. Out of 38,230 students enrolled last year (excluding 9,928 who took home study courses) some 20,000 or 52% were female. In the summer sessions was even a greater proportion of women: 9,600 out of a total 13,887. Said Registrar Grant: "Women are simply going more and more into the professions." Hoped he: examination of Columbia's enrolment figures would enlighten those who...

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