Education: College Humors

¶ In Spokane, Drama Critic John Mason Brown told an audience of educators what years of low teacher pay has done to U.S. schools and colleges: "Only too often the finest member of the faculty is the janitor."

¶ In Le Mars, Iowa, Western Union College got tired of the stale jokes, vexing confusions and crossed wires, after 48 years changed its name to Westmar College.

¶ In Chicago, the 50th anniversary edition of Who's Who in America added up the educational achievements of its 41,682 entries. Conclusion: a man who went to a small college (enrollment below 300) is nearly four...

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