Education: Santa Clara's 100th

In California, where everything grows fast, even colleges and universities can become giants within a few years. But California's oldest college has never gone in for bigness. Last week, as the University of Santa Clara celebrated its 100th anniversary, it still seemed a place apart from the rest of the brash and bustling state.

In modest celebration, Santa Clara set aside three days for learned talk on such subjects as "Constitutional and Natural Rights," "Philosophy and the Social Sciences," "Labor and Management"; guest speakers included Roscoe Pound, famed onetime dean of the Harvard Law School and now of U.C.L.A., and Jim Carey,...

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