Five Out of Eight Eastern Colleges Vote Old-Age Plan
Harvard, Princeton, Yale Run Counter to National Sentiment
In line with favorable feeling throughout the nation, five out of eight Eastern colleges have gone on record for government old-age pensions in the New York Herald Tribune's current poll. 60-65 was the eligibility age most commonly set.
Besides Harvard, institutions participating numbered Columbis, Cornell, Dartmouth, Pennsylvania, Princeton, Russell Sage, of Troy, New York, and Yale. The Tigers placed 59 percent and the Bulldogs 54 percent besides, the Crimson's 56 percent on the reactionary side.
The 89 percent of the nation in favor of pension voted $40 and $60 a month for single persons and couples. In the colleges the average figures were $65 and $120.