Education: Quonset College

On Saipan, as everywhere else that servicemen found themselves, there was big talk and high resolve about the cor respondence-school courses offered by the United States Armed Forces Institute (TIME, Feb. 21, 1944). Thousands signed up. Yet Lieut. Clinton C. Nichols, the Navy's education officer on the island, was shocked by one fact: less than 7% stuck it out long enough to finish even one course.

Lieut. Nichols decided that what was needed was the personal teaching touch, and a campus. By last week Saipan Col lege had started its third class with an...

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