Education: Hard Knocks and Culture

The self-made businessman who spends his life lamenting the cultural opportunities he missed by not going to college may be better off than he thinks. University of Chicago's Dr. Ralph W. Tyler announced last week that successful business executives in the course of their careers pick up a general education that is broader than they know.

To the 32 members of a class for executives in the University's School of Business, he had given four two-hour examinations in the humanities and the social, physical and biological sciences. Fourteen of the examinees, mostly middle-aged men,...

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