Education: Danger

Last week, in his annual report to the Harvard Board of Overseers, Harvard's President James Bryant Conant waved warning flags:

¶ "It seems evident that we are in danger of reaching the condition already so acute on the continent of Europe, where the problem of unemployment in the learned professions demands attention. . . . It seems to me highly probable that a diminution in the total number of students in the universities of this country is desirable."

¶ "I think few . . . can doubt that the learned professions suffer because they have...

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