Education: For Sober Reunions

Ten years ago Lafayette College's President William Mather Lewis hit upon a plan to keep reunioning alumni sober. He invited them to free classes where they might refresh their minds and their respect for Alma Mater. Last week many another U. S. college had adopted Dr. Lewis' idea.

Biggest alumni school was at University of Chicago, where 3,500 alumni began an eight-day term of lectures, discussions and movies, interspersed with the usual dinners, excursions and shenanigans. Chicago's alumni school, whose purpose is not to stuff but to stimulate, had as lecturers President Robert Maynard Hutchins, U. S. Assistant Attorney General Thurman Arnold,...

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