Education: Professors at Work

War has violently discomboobulated the teaching of the liberal arts—as well as the professorial leisure that supposedly went with it. Highlighting the disturbance was a survey recently completed at Colgate University, whose faculty is now teaching both Naval and civilian students.

Colgate's big job now is giving Navy preflight and other training to 650 cadets. (By July 1 there will be 1,083.) When the Navy chose Colgate as a preflight school, a dozen facultymen spent their Christmas holidays studying navigation. Others crammed mathematics, aerology, aircraft engines, flight principles, communications. Today many...

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