Education: More of the Best

In spite of all the talk about the coming tidal wave of students and the great shortage of teachers in higher education, there has been only one significant national effort to encourage top college students to go into college teaching. Founded at Princeton University in 1945, the National Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Program has been awarding up to 174 grants a year for graduate work, but the talented young men and women it has thus channeled into the profession represent only a fraction of the numbers needed. Last week the program got a windfall that will enable it for the next five...

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