A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 24, 1952

Earlier this year, when I wrote you about TIME'S new book on the U.S. college graduate, They Went To College, I said I would report back later on some of its more provocative findings. This week I would like to pay special attention to the male graduate, drawing mostly from the section of the book called "Portrait of the Old Grad (Masculine Division)."

When Co-Authors Ernest Havemann and Mrs. Patricia Salter West examined the information furnished by more than 9,000 graduates, they found firm support for some widespread beliefs (e.g., "the cities —...

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