Medicine: Mass & Class at Minnesota

One week after his inauguration, the ninth president of the University of Minnesota stepped before the state legislature last week and asked for a record $84 million for the next two years-which will still be only 46% of his budget. Getting more money is a high-priority task for Owen Meredith Wilson. 51, new boss of the nation's most popular single campus. Already swarming with 25,399 fulltime students (plus 2,640 more on its Duluth campus), Minnesota expects twice as many by 1970. Wilson confronts the prevalent nightmare of U.S. public education—how to build class...

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