Education: Looking Backward

Red Russia was not invited. Nazi Germany, though invited, sent regrets. But delegates from 560 of the world's colleges, universities and learned societies, outnumbering by some 50 the turnout at Harvard's 1936 Tercentenary, turned up last week to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Jesuit Fordham University, second largest Roman Catholic university in the U.S.

Pope Pius XII sent Apostolic Delegate Amleto Giovanni Cicognani. President Roosevelt sent Vice President Henry Agard Wallace. Heading the gowned procession that marched across Edwards Parade and up the broad stone steps of Gothic Keating Hall was Professor...

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