Education: Vocational Supplement

When Dr. William S. Carlson, 52, became president of the 2½-year-old State University of New York in 1952, he took over what is probably the most outlandish educational hodgepodge in the nation. From his Albany office, which is not even on a campus, he watches over two medical schools, a forestry and a maritime college, four community colleges, a fashion institute of technology, six technical institutes, six more technical-and-agricultural institutes, twelve teachers colleges. There are also colleges of ceramics, agriculture, home economics, industrial and labor relations, and veterinary medicine (operated through special...

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