Education: Public Business School

Harvard's late great President Charles William Eliot once had a plan for a Harvard School of Political Science & Administration. As was his custom, he threw the plan first into the Faculty for discussion, then into the Corporation for action. By the time those two bodies got through with it in 1908, Eliot's proposed training ground for public servants had been completely changed into a Graduate School of Business Administration. Most Harvardmen felt then that the nation's service offered too few opportunities for college-trained men, thought that they could better bend...

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