Education: Dealing with Disruption

Even to a nation which is becoming accustomed to news of campus unrest, it was a week to be worried about. In addition to the turmoil at Harvard, there were sit-ins or strikes at Stanford, Columbia, Cornell, Atlanta, Kent State in Ohio, Queens College in New York, Mount St. Mary's in Maryland, Albright College in Pennsylvania, Southern University in Louisiana. The potential dangers from continuing disorders at U.S. schools was brought into sharp relief when the American Council on Education, which represents 1,500 institutions and associations of higher learning, issued a stern four-page warning to the universities. "The academic community," the...

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