New Models

Everybody's doing it. Harvard plans to abolish the free elective system. Colgate has rebuilt its curriculum around a "core" of seven required courses. In Yale's "Experimental Program," students take prescribed courses for the first two years. The postwar educational models differ somewhat in chromium extras, but in one way all are alike: students will have less chance at the wheel than their immediate predecessors had.

Last week Princeton joined in. Princeton's plan calls for a closer watch on freshmen and sophomores than before. They will have to take courses in four general fields: natural science; modern society; art and literature; history,...

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