Education: Fall of Bohemianism

Last week the American Committee of the Cité Universitaire in Paris acknowledged a gift of $25,000 from rich Bernard Mannes Baruch of Manhattan. Mr. Baruch's money will provide for a room in which, if he so desires, will be placed a tablet with his name engraved thereon. Should he further desire, Banker Baruch could have ten rooms in the University, each inscribed with his name, as each $2,500 is entitled to a tablet. Mr. Baruch, however, did not ask for this, and the Committee, passing over the point, reported that it had $325,000 in cash and needed about $100,000 more.

The Cité...