Colleges: St. Joan of Webster Groves

The only woman and the only Roman Catholic educator on President Kennedy's advisory panel on research and development in education is a pert, blue-eyed nun addressed with affectionate informality by her fellow panelists as "Sister J." She is Sister Jacqueline Grennan, S.L., 36, vice president of Missouri's Webster College, and her place on the panel is no concession to her sex or religion. She belongs in the trail-blazing company she keeps, an experimental elite—educators of educators—that includes M.I.T. Physicist Jerrold Zacharias, Harvard Psychologist Jerome Bruner and U.S. Commissioner of Education Francis...

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