Education: Teacher Snubbed

At most U. S. colleges there exist two kinds of faculty members: the teaching professors and the research professors. Dear to the heart of the undergraduate is many a teaching professor. Him they afterward remember for what little light and learning they possess, and also for his eccentricities, for good fellowship. When they grow old they swap anecdotes about him; if they become Trustees they like to see him prosper in his fashion. But the research professors, who sometimes regard the civilizing of students as a vague, even faintly vulgar waste of time,...

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