Education: Campus Idealism: 1957

The American college student, according to his critics, is a willing slave to conformity. Last week, as he started his first full academic year as president of Princeton, boyish (38). bow-tied Dr. Robert F. Goheen deftly described the peculiar brand of nonconformity among the present generation of college students that many an older educator (and sociologist) has missed altogether.

"True, there is a certain desire for security," he told the New York Times. "Because the war, with all of its uncertainty, has been part of their background, they reach for secure answers where they...

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