Education: No Strings

By Harvard University's standard, the gift was not record-breaking, but the way it came delighted Provost Paul H. Buck. The Mallinckrodt Chemical Works of St. Louis had given $50,000 to the Harvard Foundation for Advanced Study and Research—with no strings on how the gift should be used. Beamed Provost Buck: ". . . A sign of the current trend of broad support of private education by private enterprise. Enlightened management now realizes it can best serve the cause of private education as a free enterprise if it provides free funds without attaching limiting restrictions."


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