Education: People's University

Many a citizen of Lansing. Mich. (pop. 80,000) despaired of adult education in his city last May when lack of funds shut down the municipally-financed evening school. But such defeatists reckoned without Try. (for Trygve) Narvesen, Norwegian-born secretary of the local Y. M. C. A.

By last week Try. Narvesen's three-month-old "People's University" had 2,615 enthusiastic students, 71 teachers. The students paid nothing for their schooling and the teachers received nothing for their instruction. Founder Narvesen had just added a twenty-first building to his rent-free campus and ten more courses, each complete with...

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