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Mr. Wilson's University


Woodrow Wilson saw Princeton’s value as a liberal-arts institution as preparing students not to be engineers or bankers but for lives of civic engagement.
November 22, 2009

One drizzly weekend last month, a conference convened at Princeton University to consider "The Educational Legacy of Woodrow Wilson." Up front sat the organizers, the historian of higher education James Axtell—an emeritus professor at the College…

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