Education: Rape of a Campus

Annapolis, Md. sits quietly on a small peninsula bounded by the Severn River, College Creek and Spa Creek. On the peninsula are crowded the U. S. Naval Academy, St. John's College, the town. Recently the Annapolis Housing Authority (organized under the U. S. Housing Authority), looking for a site on which to build low-cost dwellings for small-income groups, decided that a part of St. John's campus would be just the place. There upon A. H. A.'s blunt Chairman William F. Stromeyer, an old St. Johnnie himself, offered St. John's President Stringfellow Barr $30,000 for five and one-third of the college's...

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