Education: Long View

"Harvard, Yale, Columbia, California and the great State institutions of the Midwest are to the twentieth century what the Sorbonne, the University of Berlin and Oxford and Cambridge were to the nineteenth."

That is the judgment of Dean Harry James Carman of Columbia College. Last week he forecast that, due to war's devastations, students of many lands will make the U.S. the postwar center of intellectual gravity. His colleague, Dean Robert De Blois Calkins, of Columbia's School of Business, predicted that foreigners will want to study in U.S. universities the business methods emphasized by the U.S. war-production record. More reserved was...

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