Education: The Bursar's Daughter

Alfred University in upstate New York is a pleasant little (1,315 students) coed school, nestling in the Allegheny foothills 70 miles south of Rochester. Its catalogue makes a special point of its philosophy: "From the time of its founding [1857], Alfred University has never allowed discrimination in any form . . . The resulting homogeneity has served to produce unusually fine social relationships." Last week Alfred's homogeneity left a bitter taste in the mouth of its bursar, Edward K. Lebohner. The bursar's pretty blonde daughter had run off with the school's basketball star,...

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