About Bernard Iddings Bell

Bernard Iddings Bell (1886 - 1958) studied at the University of Chicago and was then ordained to the priesthood in the Episcopal Church USA. He served as dean of St. Paul's Cathedral, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin from 1912-1919.

Why Attend College?

By |2016-11-26T09:52:17-06:00March 4th, 2012|Categories: Bernard Iddings Bell, Education, Liberal Learning, Quotation|

Despite a lip service to the importance of creative thinking and moral discrimination and to the necessity of a critical estimate of current patterns of behavior, those who direct the universities care for none of these things. Their chief aim is to turn out graduates who can fit comfortably, if possible eruditely, into the current [...]

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