Education: The Ivey League

It would have cost Louisiana State University $5,000,000 to build the school of veterinary medicine it so badly wanted, and L.S.U. had only $500.000 for the project. What could it do? The answer was easy: L.S.U. put its problem to an organization called the Southern Regional Education Board, arranged to send its future vets to campuses in other states. Had the problem come up only a few yearsbefore. L.S.U. would still be stumped.

Founded in 1948 by the Southern governors, the S.R.E.B. has been a major boon to higher education in Dixie. But the...

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