The Board of Overseers each year appoints certain committees to visit the various departments of the University. The committee to visit the Graduate School of Business Administration will make its official tour of inspection today and tomorrow.
Many prominent business men of New York and Boston are included on this committee. Mr. N. Penrose Hallowell '97 is a partner of Lee, Higginson and Company of Boston. Mr. Thomas W. Lamont '92, a member of the firm of J. P. Morgan and Co. of New York, is also one of the Overseers of the College. Mr. Edwin F. Gay, editor of the New York Evening Post, is a former professor of economics at Harvard and dean of the Business School from 1908-1919. Mr. Stuart W. Webb '06 is a partner of the banking firm of Bond and Goodwin of Boston. Mr. Howard Conley '99 has been since 1913 president of the Walworth Manufacturing Co. and Mr. A. W. Shaw is the publisher of System, Factory, Harvard Business Review, and other periodicals and books.
The two sub-committees which have been appointed in Boston and New York to aid the drive for the $300,000 fund will also be present.
Today these men will visit classes and inspect the Business School's library and buildings. Luncheon will be served at the Gaydon and Staplers Clubs. An informal gathering in the Faculty Room of University Hall is scheduled for 4.30 and at 7 o'clock there will be a dinner at the Harvard Club.
On Saturday the delegation will attend the regular staff conference of the field agents who are gathering cases in the Bureau of Business Research.
The committee will submit a report to the Board of Overseers describing the conditions found in the Business School and recommending changes, if necessary.