Education: At Wisconsin- Jun. 18, 1928

"We announced with fear and trembling that we would take 120 young men, if they came. We were afraid they would not come, because this was an experimental college. I could see youth throughout Wisconsin asking: 'Do I want to be experimented upon?' "

Alexander Meiklejohn made the above confession last autumn at the opening of the Experimental College of the University of Wisconsin, in the presence of the 119 students who had registered. They were not a selected group. They had come voluntarily because they wanted to spend their first two college years under Dr. Meiklejohn and as a part of...