Education: The Things They Teach, Jul. 12, 1948

Latest refinements of learning:

¶Goldey (junior) College at Wilmington, Del. announced a course for "aerial secretaries," i.e., flying stenographers.

¶Bradley University at Peoria, Ill. offered a four-year course in "music-business," to teach students about the flora & fauna of Tin Pan Alley, and the higher mathematics of the concert industry.

¶Nearly 300 University of Vermont summer students sailed for Europe to study, with full academic credit, the workings of the Marshall Plan.

¶From now on, said the Veterans Administration, courses in ballroom dancing are out: the U.S. Government is going to be stricter about what kind of "education" it puts...

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