I read - almost certainly in Once a Caian, the Caius college magazine - about the luxury refurbishment of the Master's lodgings at that college. Criticism of the expense was heard from some quarters, to which the Master responded by saying that the money spent on his accommodation had already had a positive effect on the results achieved by his college's undergraduates in the Tripos exams.
I have tried hard to find the exact quote again, by searching the issues of Once a Caian available online, but without success. I am 90% sure that the college was Caius and that the quote appeared in Once a Caian, but there is a small possibility that the refurbishment was at another college. From what I recall, the Master had only recently taken office.
I wondered whether someone reading this could help me locate the source for this quote?
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