Education: End in Sight

The regents of the University of California filed into their board room in downtown San Francisco one afternoon last week to settle, if they could, the year's biggest item of unfinished business. The item: what to do with 45 faculty members who still refused to sign the anti-Communist contract clause (TIME, May 1).

President Robert Gordon Sproul started the discussion by totting up the score. The faculty committee on privilege and tenure, he reported, had reviewed the cases, recommended that six of the nonsigners be dismissed. These had refused to tell the committee whether they were Communists or not. The 39 others...

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