“Arts Student Ousted for Failure to Attend Drill”

In 1934, Sheldon Kaplan, an arts student at the University of Minnesota with a near A average, was suspended for refusing to attend required military drill and ROTC classes. The controversy would become one of many surrounding the ROTC and the growing anti-drill movement on campus. President Coffman reinstated Kaplan and overruled the ROTC faculty.

CreatorMinnesota DailySourceUniversity of Minnesota Archives, Minnesota Daily, March 17, 1934, p.Date17/03/2020RightsImage is available courtesy the University of Minnesota Archives. For additional information about the use or re-use of this image please contact the University of Minnesota Archives at www.lib.umn.edu/uarchives.CoverageUniversity of MinnesotaTime Period1930s