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October 19, 1889


JAMA. 1889;XIII(16):562-563. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02401120020004

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From the Worcester Gazette we learn that the curators of the Clark University have encountered unforeseen difficulties in the way of obtaining physiological and other trained teachers from German universities. The curators had desired to secure certain young Germans, highly trained according to the modern methods, who would be willing for a limited number of years to teach at the new university, in the expectation that the way would be left open for these men to return to their home university without detriment to their future at the institution of their choice.

There was no paucity of such young professors who were willing to come to America temporarily to teach at Worcester and other places, but the governing powers at their universities, as a rule, declined to look favorably upon such temporary absences. They have declined to grant any such furloughs. A few of those German instructors may come over,

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