Education: Head on a Platter

One day last month Baltimore's Evening Sun delivered a fatherly lecture to Johns Hopkins University. The Hopkins had lately lost (mainly to richer institutions) many eminent men: Nobel Prize Physicist James Franck (to University of Chicago),

Psychologist Knight Dunlap (to University of California), French Professor Gilbert Chinard (to University of California, then to Princeton), Philosopher Arthur O. Lovejoy (retired). The Sun was dismayed at the gaps they left in the traditionally brilliant Hopkins faculty. But it was shocked much more at a new resignation just announced by President Isaiah Bowman, who soon afterward left town for a vacation: that of famed Economist...

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