Education: Antioch Heroine

One sure way to rile an alumnus of Antioch College is to call his alma mater a trade school. Every Antioch student alternates work and study. For five to ten weeks he plugs at a liberal arts curriculum on the campus at Yellow Springs, Ohio. Then for an equal period he works in an office, store, factory, newspaper or at any job which appeals to him. Antioch's President Arthur Ernest Morgan (now on leave as chairman of Tennessee Valley Authority) thinks of the work periods as a preparation for a full life and a...

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