Education: An Act of Involvement

When successful Ivy League administrators change jobs, they usually move on and up into government or business rather than back down into the world of small liberal arts schools. Last week Harvard College's highly popular Dean John Usher Monro, 54, announced that he will give up his post this summer to become director of freshman studies at Alabama's tiny (1,000 students), all-Negro Miles College (TIME, Nov. 8, 1963). Among his duties will be directing workshops to help prospective students overcome high school deficiencies and revamping the freshman curriculum. "If you do the job right in the freshman year, you put pressure...

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