Education: New Man in the Ladies' Den

Like many a mere man, James Madison Wood likes to say that a woman is a woman. What makes his truism noteworthy is his insistence on applying it to women's education. After all, says he, 72% of all women ultimately marry. As president of Missouri's Stephens College (for women), Dr. Wood has trained 2,000 young women in the arts & sciences of wifehood, motherhood and homemaking. Even the college's psychology, literature and economics courses are, as he says, "geared . . . to its homemaking objective." He seems to be on the right track, for at...

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