Education: Report Card

¶Endowed chairs in physical science paying some $20,000 a year will be established at Harvard, Yale, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania and M.I.T. under terms of $500,000 grants made to each university last week by the Donner Foundation, set up in 1932 by the late William H. Donner (of Buffalo's Donner Steel Co.). The professorships will be the highest paying at Pennsylvania and M.I.T., and among the highest at the other three.

¶An information center to help U.S. schools and colleges—public and private —solve problems in planning, constructing and furnishing their buildings will start operating in July with a $4,500,000 grant from...

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