Education Abroad: Light in Diliman

A hostile delegation of leftist students called on Carlos P. Romulo just after he became president of the University of the Philippines two years ago. "Are you going to the left or to the right?" they demanded. "I'm going forward," said Romulo. With the drive that made him a brigadier general under Douglas MacArthur, the first Asian President of the United Nations General Assembly (in 1949-50), Philippine Foreign Minister and twice ambassador to Washington, Romulo is pushing the Philippine national university forward faster than ever before.

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