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Gummere Predicts Decline in Entrance Applicants by 1942


"So far, there are 116 more acceptable candidates this year than in any other year," said Richard M. Gummere '07, chairman of the Committee on Admissions, in an interview yesterday.

Despite rumer of a sharp ent in the number of the Freshman class next year, Gummere said that he expected no drastle change in enrollment. "We expert to have around 1000 in the incoming class," he estimated.

"The only definite change in college enrollment that I can predict, is a decline in the number of applicants around 1942 caused by the declining number of pupils in primary and secondary schools in recent years," Gummere stated.

He added that there are always changes in flexibility in certain cases, but these are infrequent and unpredictable.

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