Refugee Scientists Exiled by Hitler Make America Greatest Mathematical Center

Mathematics scholars, developed in pre-Hitler Germany with the aid of appropriations from the International Education Board which was founded by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and later driven from Germany by Hitler and his policies, have made America the world’s greatest mathematical center, Raymond B. Fosdick, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, said today in a review of the foundation’s 1942 activities.