Education: Me Too U

Only three weeks had passed since the University of Michigan announced that the Ford Motor Co. and the Ford Motor Company Fund had given it 210 acres, including the home of Henry Ford, and $6,500,000 to start a branch college at Dearborn (TIME, Dec. 24). Last week Arch Rival Michigan State University of East Lansing announced a windfall of its own—the 1,400-acre Oakland County estate belonging to the widow of Auto Tycoon John Dodge and her husband, Lumberman Alfred G. Wilson. In addition, the Wilsons were kicking in $2,000,000 to endow an M.S.U. branch college on the estate that will emphasize...

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