Education: More Room in the Rhodes

Since it was originated in 1902, the Rhodes Scholarship Trust has selected only one U.S. Negro as a Rhodes scholar* and has never granted a scholarship to a student in a Negro college. Last week came word of a change in policy. Beginning next term, Tennessee's Fisk University will become the first U.S. Negro college to take part in the Rhodes scholarships.

* Philadelphia's Alain leRoy Locke, Harvard 1907, who finished his three-year Oxford studies in 1910, later became a professor of philosophy at Washington, D.C.'s Howard University, died ast year.


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