American educator; born at Baltimore July 6, 1849; educated at Columbia University and Rostock (Ph.D. 1867). He founded the Collegiate Institute, New York, and is now(1905) also professor of secondary education in Teachers' College, Columbia University. He has been president of the following bodies: the School-masters' Association (New York); the American Philological Association (1891); the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (1898); the Head Masters' Association of the United States (1899); and the New York Society of the Archæological Institute of America (1900-3). He has, moreover, been a member of the Latin Conference Committee (1893), and a secondary school representative on the College Entrance Examinations Board (1900-4). His writings include contributions on educational problems to the "Educational Review," and on classical philology and archeology to the "Journal of the American Philological Association," as well as occasional reports, papers, and addresses.
- American Jewish Year Book, 5665 (1904-5), p. 179.