Education: One at a Time

Lloyd Clark had been headmaster of Kiskiminetas Springs School in Saltsburg, Pa. for only a few months when he got the jolt. It came in a casual conversation with Cornell's President Edmund Day at the Kiski-Cornell freshmen football game.

"Kiski has been good to us," said Day. "It gave us our football coach, Carl Snavely. But wouldn't it be wonderful if your boys were as interested in studying as they are in football?" The remark so upset Headmaster Clark that he could scarcely watch the rest of the game (his team lost, 14-0).

Kiski had indeed been good to many a U.S. college:...

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