Education: Tragic Waste

For good or ill one of every 100 U. S. citizens is in college or university this fall. Never before in any nation on earth have so many (1,250,000) students and pseudo-students tried to climb the peaks of education. Big, bustling University of Minnesota in Minneapolis is sharing in the boom. Last week the small, silver-haired dean of its College of Science, Literature & the Arts, John Black Johnston, 68, prepared to retire, and as he did so lugubriously doomed one in every two of its students to drown in the sea of...

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