Education: Yale v. Harvard

Yale and Harvard talked last week about their plans for postwar education. On one point they were agreed: government financial aid must not threaten academic control. Then they parted:

Yale's President Charles Seymour announced that veterans going to New Haven would attend not Yale College but an Institute of Collegiate Study, where college life would be adapted to war-weathered students. Summer vacations, dropped for the duration, would be restored, because year-round schooling is "unprofitable" or "disastrous." Since Yale is not equipped for vocational training, it will continue to stress the humanities.

Harvard's President...

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