Education: Yale Week

Twenty years ago the name Yale stood for a famed Fence and a sentimental tradition, for a stubborn football team and a good undergraduate college, for Billy Phelps and a group of elms. It stood only by courtesy for a university. Its graduate and professional schools were second-rate. But in 20 years Old Eli has become The New Yale. Today its professional schools are mentioned with respect, its claims to universityship are beginning to be taken seriously.

Last week three Yale men made university news.

Law. Elected Dean of Yale's Law School was Ashbel ("Pail"—from ashpail) Green Gulliver. Of Dean Gulliver's three immediate...

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