Education: Buyer's Market

When Father Robert I. Gannon became president of Fordham University, he promised "not to add a single student to the rolls," but in 13 years, Fordham's enrollment jumped from 7,300 to 14,000 Last week as he retired (TIME, Jan. 17), his successor, Father Laurence J. McGinley, said he hoped that the rise was over. "Education," said he, "has reached the point . . . where it is doing a little quiet self-analysis ..." A college might soon not have to worry about how many students it must educate, but which students it should educate,...

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