Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13

College News and Departmental Notes: Women's Discussion Club

by Departmental notes - 1916

The luncheon meetings of the Women’s Discussion Club have proved very successful. Unfortunately lack of space prevents more than the mention of the recent speakers and their interesting topics. Dr. Warren H. Wilson spoke on Rural Education, Dr. McMurry on Women in Supervision, Dr. Cubberley on the Church in Rural Districts, Dr. Hillegas on Women as Supervisors, Dr. Bonser on Industrial Arts in the Grades, and Dr. Dewey on Private and Parochial Schools in a Democracy. At the evening meeting on May n, to which men as well as women were invited, Dr. Kilpatrick’s subject was The Lessons of the War for America. Our self-consciousness, he said, is being awakened by the spectacle of the awful efficiency which Prussia is exhibiting, and we begin to think of what we are and whither tending. Individualism in the old sense of every man for himself has broken down, and a new regulated democracy must take its place, not dominated by force, which is the method of the military power, nor by an oligarchy governing a subordinated group which obeys from habit, but a democracy persuaded that the regulations which it conspicuously imposes on itself are just and right and determined to live by them until changing conditions require new adaptations for greater efficiency.

To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
Purchase this Article
Purchase College News and Departmental Notes: Women's Discussion Club
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 17 Number 3, 1916, p. 292-292
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 6218, Date Accessed: 10/19/2019 9:10:13 PM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles
There are no related articles to display

Related Discussion
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Departmental notes

Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue