Education: Out of Fashion

"Isn't it time that the American university prepared a decent, respectable burial for the traditional American college fraternity? They have served an historical purpose and served it well. But we've given up banjo clubs and minstrels. Now it's time to face courageously the task of replacing the alumni-dominated fraternal system."

So last week said a noted pulse taker of U.S. campus life, President Edward D. Eddy Jr. of Pittsburgh's Chatham College, before a meeting of U.S. state-university presidents in Washington, D.C. How to preserve small-unit living on big campuses is the problem, says Critic...

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