A Letter From The Publisher: may 3, 1968

OUTRAGED by the disgraceful conduct of his students, a great educator fled his campus in disgust, says the lead paragraph of this week's Essay. The educator was St. Augustine, the year was A.D. 383, the place the campus of Carthage, and the one who called the fact to Essay Writer Marshall Loeb's attention is a 20th century student.

The historical note was unearthed by Henry Muller of Stanford University, one of our many campus stringers—young men and women with whom TIME has a working alliance for news related to colleges. As higher education has become a greater source of news both in...

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