Education: Insult

University of Tampa is a small institution, eight years old. Recently its president, John Harvey Sherman, was surprised to receive a visit from Baron Edgar von Spiegel, a World War submarine commander, now German consul general at New Orleans. Their conversation had not gone far before it appeared to Mr. Sherman that the Baron had come to make a highly dishonorable proposal: that the university establish a German professorship with Nazi money, the professor and textbooks to be chosen by the Baron. Mr. Sherman ordered the Baron to get out of his office before he called a sheriff.

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