Colleges: Getting Bigger & Richer

These days a small college has to grow in order to survive. Last week this maxim was illustrated at two Mid western campuses:

> Lawrence College (1,180 students) in Appleton, Wis., will become Lawrence University next summer by absorbing tiny (152 women) Milwaukee-Downer College in Milwaukee. Downer aims to sell its 43-acre campus for $10 million to the bulging Milwaukee branch of the University of Wisconsin. Lawrence is already distinguished as a proving ground for university presidents: its own past heads include Brown's former president Henry Wriston, Harvard's president Nathan M. Pusey...

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