Education: Cutthroat

Collegiate rivalry for star athletes is a long-standing custom. But today competition between colleges for just plain students is so sharp that many institutions entice even nonathletic high school graduates with pictures of girls in bathing suits, offers of tuition rebates. One Indiana college went so far as to kidnap three freshmen from another institution, make them a better offer. The freshmen accepted.

Last week the No. 1 scandal in U. S. colleges was weightedly denounced. Walter Albert Jessup, president of the Carnegie Foundation, made this collegiate blackbirding the leading theme of his annual...

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