as much or more? Does he think it true economy to repurchase all the costly apparatus which has been accumulated at Charlottesville for work of research? Can he save money for the state by refusing to employ an administrative staff already assembled and trained for its work? Or does he mean to offer the women of Virginia the mere effigy of a college - a college with a few cheap books, a few cheap instruments, a few cheap hirelings to run it? 2) The faculty of the separate woman's college can be made equal to the faculty of the University if adequate salaries are provided. It is perfectly well known to all who are not absolutely ignorant of educational affairs that separate women's colleges, salaries being equal, lose their best professors to the men's universities. They can only keep them by paying more and this they have never been able to do. Bryn Mawr, the best of all the separate woman's colleges in America, is considered by the most brilliant young scholars in the academic world a splendid perch, from which to take flight. All these colleges have the same experience; the second rate man they are able to keep; the first rate men soon leave. When Mr. McGuire declares that "if salaries be provided, scholars can be obtained", he utters a truism; he implies a falsehood. The thing is too notorious and too obvious to deserve further criticism. 3) The present University faculty must be enlarged, if the Coordinate College is established, and this enlargement will be costly. Simple-minded creatures though they be, in Mr. McGuire's esteem, the authorities of the University have not failed to take knowledge of this obvious and indisputable fact. In due time they expect to double approximately the collegiate faculty at an increase of cost of about 50% of the present expenditure. This they expect to do by enlisting ambitious and capable young scholars, who will share the labours of the older and more experienced men. The writer has observed closely and for many years the work of such young men. They have sound learning and in lieu of the trained skill of the older teachers they have what the older men often lack -- ardour, enthusiasm, sympathy. With a doubled staff will come subdivision of the field of study; specialization will be encouraged; the teaching will take on a new vitality, a new forcefulness. No friend of the University need dread any lowering of standards, any decadence of scholarly ideals. The work of the individual professor will be easier instead.