There is some probability says the Boston Advertiser that another American university, not a growth, but the outcome of legislation, may be added to the long list. The proposition is for the consolidation of the educational institutions of Indiana into what is called "one grand university," to be established in Indianapolis. The colleges at Lafayette and Bloomington were founded by congressional aid, and therefore the consent of Congress in the form of an enabling act would be required before this scheme can be carried into effect. The tendency to unite colleges is something like the popular habit of consolidating business enterprises, but it is a mistake to think that heaping up several colleges make a university. Mere bulk is not enough.
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