Education: Report Card

¶The nation's youngest university—the University of Dallas—opened the doors of its six brand-new air-conditioned buildings to its first class of 170 students. Originally the idea of Mother Theresa, provincial superior of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, the university was first planned as a small Roman Catholic college. But when Bishop Thomas Gorman began raising the necessary money, he found support enough for a more ambitious institution. Headed by Francis Brasted, 44, onetime director of the education department of the National Association of Manufacturers, the coeducational university not only provides the Dallas-Fort Worth area with a new liberal arts campus...

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