Universities: New U. at Carnegie Tech

The future of private universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania increasingly hinges on the choice between a bigger piece of the public tax pie or a larger slice of Mellon. Temple University became a state-supported school last December; the University of Pittsburgh took the same course last month. The University of Pennsylvania currently draws nearly a fourth of its budget from Government-financed research and an additional 8% from direct state aid. Last week the Carnegie Institute of Technology turned to the enormous Mellon wealth. Carnegie announced that it would merge with Pittsburgh's Mellon Institute to form a new school...

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