Education: Supply & Demand

A college, John W. Taylor* insists, should have two student bodies: one on its campus and one in its community. After 18 years of teaching and administration (at Columbia and Louisiana State University), he was convinced that most U.S. colleges shirk their civic responsibilities. When he became president of the University of Louisville three months ago, he decided that he would not make their mistake. "We're here to bring academic information to the sons and daughters of Louisville," he said, and set to work on a plan to give a college education to every Louisvillian who wanted one.

The plan is now...

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