Over Fifth of Goettingen Staff Ousted Since 1933

Twenty-two percent of Goettingen University’s faculty has been displaced since the advent of the Nazi regime in 1933, it was asserted today by Walter Adams, general secretary of the Society for Protection of Science and Learning.

In a letter to the Times, written in reply to a number of persons who have deplored the world boycott of the forthcoming 200th anniversary celebration of the German university, Mr. Adams declares:

“I’d like to show them the difference in spirit shown by other universities in finding positions for those displaced by Goettingen. It will soon be proved that Goettingen’s qualitative loss was much greater than the quantity displaced. Dismissals have not ceased, the effects of which on the sense of security of the remaining members of the faculty is certainly considerable.”

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