Education: Boston Boos

In Massachusetts are the U. S.'s No.1 university (Harvard), No. 1 engineering school (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), four of the finest women's colleges (Wellesley, Mount Holyoke, Radcliffe, Smith). First-rank colleges sprout thicker in that State than anywhere else in the land. When Massachusetts was ruled by frosty, side-burned gentlemen from Boston's Back Bay, the colleges were a potent force in State politics. Last week the presidents of 15 Massachusetts colleges and universities set out to discover how potent they are when genial, Irish-Catholic James Michael ("Jim") Curley sits in the Governor's...

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