Education: Quaker Marriage

Three colleges can live better and more cheaply than one. So believe three famed small Quaker colleges—Swarthmore (coeducational), Haverford (men only), Bryn Mawr (women only)—which are celebrating the first year of a unique triple marriage whereby faculty and students collaborated to improve their education.

All three colleges are within eight miles of each other in Philadelphia's suburbs. Two of the three installed new presidents (both Rhodes Scholars) last autumn: Swarthmore, John William Nason, 36; Haverford, Felix Morley, 47, formerly editor of the Washington Post. With Bryn Mawr's scholarly President Marion Edwards Park,...

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