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CORRECT ENGLISH INSISTED ON

W. R. CASTLE, JR., APPOINTED TO MAKE INVESTIGATION OF COMPOSITION.

NO WRITER ATTRIBUTED

Former Assistant Dean William R. Castle, Jr., '00, has been appointed by the Corporation to investigate the writing of English in entrance examinations, theses, and reports in Harvard College.

This appointment, has particular interest in view of the resolutions recently passed by the Board of Overseers of Harvard University that in their opinion especial attention should be given to the quality of English used in all examination papers presented by candidates for admission to Harvard College or in college courses, with a view to exacting an acceptable use of English in the examination papers of all subjects, and to making such use an essential part of the requirements in English. The matter was referred to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences who are making a special investigation.

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