Universities: Gloom in Grad Schools

Last summer Congress knocked out draft deferments for all university graduate students except those who will be beyond one year of such work by next June or those pursuing medical studies.* Now graduate-school deans are beginning to realize that unless the law is changed or Selective Service enlarges the list of deferrable disciplines, they could lose as many as half of their prospective students next year.

Atmosphere of Futility. Columbia Graduate Faculties Dean Herbert Deane admits to being "scared to death" by the situation. University concern centers mainly on the fact that...

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