Education: Renaissance in Nashville

When Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt blessed the bishops of the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church with $1,000,000 to build a university in Nashville 89 years ago, he set a style in largesse that has lingered on the campus ever since. Last week Vanderbilt University's current fund drive was close to its $30 million goal, and there was every sign that the school was well on the road to a renaissance.

A new quadrangle for women is already under way. A ten-story tower and a hospital will be added to the Medical Center. Behind it, a $4,000,000...

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