Education: Report Card

¶ For the fourth consecutive year, Yale University announced that its alumni fund had topped the million mark and chalked up a new record: $1,083,123, "the greatest amount of unrestricted funds ever contributed to a college or university through its alumni fund in any one year."

¶ By a unanimous vote of its board of curators, the University of Missouri formally removed all barriers against the admission of Negroes. In view of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision, said Board President Powell B. McHaney, "the laws of the state that up to this time had prevented Negroes from attending are no longer effective."

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