Education: In a Carolina Forest

(See front cover)

A distinguished company of U. S. educators traveled last week, from as far away as Boston and Atlanta, to a long clearing in a fragrant pine forest in North Carolina. There, awaiting its first formal inspection by important outsiders, stood the most prodigious new educational project in the land this century—Duke University, now nearly complete though little grass yet grows on its sandy campus, no ivy on its neo-Gothic walls of soft-colored fieldstone.

Duke's 800 distinguished visitors at its first big public reception and showday were...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!