From 1930s in The Journal of Higher Education

In the September/October issue of "The Journal of Higher Education" contains these "timeless truths" from the research findings from the 1930s:

Other items from the past include:

In an introduction, Leonard L. Baird, the journal's current editor, notes what isn't in the journal of another era:

He also proposes new scholarship to follow up on the findings in one article from the 1930s: a piece on "faculty inbreeding" that found "startling examples" of colleges in which a majority of professors had gotten their degrees from the same few institutions. "A study of the extent and effects of this practice today would be well worth doing," writes Mr. Baird.

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