Education: Athens and Rome Revive

Simultaneously with a discussion in the Yale Corporation of the desirability of retaining Latin and Greek as requirements for the B. A. degree, arrives in the United States, and in New Haven, Sir Frederick Kenyon, noted classical scholar and director of the British Museum.

Sir Frederick is imported by the American Classical League as a mobile expeditionary force with objectives in New York, Boston, Montreal, Chicago, Cincinnati, Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, as well as New Haven. And so far he has met little resistance. Newspaper comment is, curiously enough, rather favorable to the classics than...

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