Education: Report Card

¶ After querying 1,409 of its students, the University of Illinois answered an old question: How much does a year at college cost? The answer: from $844 for men who live in cooperative houses to $1,378 for those who live in fraternity houses; from $913 to $1,316 for coeds.

¶ After eleven years of dishing up college courses for G.I.s, the U.S. Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) ran into a mutiny: 16 major universities out of 46 campuses affiliated with USAFI flatly refused to sign the 1954 contract. The offending clause, which the 16 felt was an invitation to federal control of...

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