Education: Report Card

¶ By a vote of 1,128 to 1,120, students at Dartmouth College delivered an ultimatum: by 1960, fraternities must either ban from their charters all discriminatory clauses based on "race, religion, or national origin"—or get off the campus.

¶ Chairman George Vardaman of the general education division of Denver University's College of Business announced that he had a new sort of champion among his students: George Murch. who may well be the world's fastest reader. Murch's normal pace: 5,000 words a minute. Top speed: 8,000 words (or Gone With the Wind in an hour). The average...

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