Education: Stuart of Yenching

High in the ranks of U.S. educators is a man who has not lived in the U.S. for 40 years. Since 1919, thin, balding John Leighton Stuart, 69, has been President of China's No. 1 Christian university, American-endowed Yenching. The past three and a half of these years have been spent in Jap captivity. In Chungking last week Dr. Stuart, perhaps the most respected American in China, told his story.

When the Japs overran Peiping in 1937, Yenching, just five miles away, became an oasis of free learning: the Japs then were too sensitive to U.S. opinion to move in. But they...

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