Education: Backwash at Mt. Holyoke

While university students rioted and roistered elsewhere throughout the land last week, Mt. Holyoke College at South Hadley, Mass, instituted a quiet check-up of its young ladies' spring activities. Addressing an assembly of the entire student body, 67-year-old Dr. Mary Emma Woolley, Mt. Holyoke's president since 1900, announced that 17 of the young ladies— an unusually large number—had been suspended for various offenses. None of the offenses, she said, was of a scandalous nature, just general misbehavior. Some of the girls had already completed their suspensions; others might return in the autumn. In...

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