Education: Darling Baby

Most of the country's oldest colleges, e.g., Harvard, William and Mary, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Rutgers, Dartmouth, were started by churchmen. Last week Physicist Albert Einstein and other American Jews founded a nonsectarian liberal arts university in Massachusetts, the first sponsored by Jews outside Palestine.*

A new organization called the Albert Einstein Foundation for Higher Learning, Inc. plans to raise $6 million, mostly from Jews, to endow the university. It has already acquired the campus of tiny Middlesex University (enrollment: 150) in the watchmaking town of Waltham, Mass., will become the 15th college within a 30-mile radius of Boston.

Middlesex U. has had tough...

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