Education: Dear Old Sulgrave

Many a U.S. soldier now stationed in Britain may someday come home with a weighty academic degree—D.D., Ph.D., D.C.L. or anything he fancies—at the cost of very little trouble and, perhaps, £10. This unusual opportunity is offered by the University of Sulgrave, a new institution whose character and history have recently been discussed in the London Spectator.

The University takes its name from Sulgrave Manor, ancestral home of George Washington's family—a gesture befitting its purpose, which is 1) to offer "extension lectures" to U.S. soldiers quartered in Britain, 2) to "confer any and all recognized and used University Degrees, Academic Distinctions and...

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