Education: Mind in the Making

Knoxville is officially the seat of higher learning in Tennessee. There is situated the University of Tennessee. Its President is Harcourt A. Morgan. Its trouble is—or at least began with—evolution. Professor James W. Sprowls was until lately a member of the faculty. During the Spring, however, he taught evolution and assigned James Harvey Robinson's The Mind in the Making as "outside" reading. Thereupon he departed by request of the University administration. The students took offense at this and discontent was open among them. Dean Maurice Mulvania suggested to President Morgan that...

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