Education: University of Tomorrow

Most colleges stop worrying about a student when he flunks out. But at that point University of Minnesota's General College begins. Flunks worry General College because they are so numerous: half of all U. S. undergraduates flunk out of college. General College believes that, if this large group cannot become competent doctors, lawyers or engineers, at least they must be made competent citizens. After seven years the college is still seeking a formula for turning out good citizens,* but last week it reported progress: it had determined by a prodigious piece of research...

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