Education: Money Talks

U.S. big business, foundations and the colleges continued to report a cheering ground swell of private aid to education:

¶The Methodist Board of Education announced that more than $28 million was donated to Methodist colleges during 1954, $11 million from foundations (e.g., Ford, Rockefeller), the rest from business concerns, church groups and individuals.

¶Du Pont will spend $800,000 on education in 1955-56: $75,000 will finance graduate study by high-school teachers of science and mathematics; the balance will go for advanced scientific training and research in more than 100 universities and colleges.

¶To promote study of international legal problems, the...

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