ED UCATIO N: An Independent Livelihood


At 3:45 p.m. one day last week, President Bancroft Beatley of Boston's Simmons College rose up before the girls of his senior class, picked up a trowel, and cried, "Come on, let's get to work." The president had a lot to do. At 3:45, he slapped in mortar for the cornerstone of a new dining hall. At 3:52, he was doing the same for a new dormitory, and at 3:57 he repeated the process for still another. On its 50th birthday last week, flourishing (1,400 students) Simmons College was making quite a show.

Though not always so...

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