Education: Views from the Portal

Commencement oratory at big (12,000 students), burgeoning San Francisco State College was striking time-hollowed notes. "You are standing in the portal between academic life and nonacademic life," intoned President Glenn S. Dumke. Then California State Finance Director John E. Carr rose and explained in plain words just what President Dumke meant. Said Carr: "You have been generously subsidized by the citizens of California. Now you will be on the other side. I hope when your time comes to cough up taxes to pay for these things that you will do it not only willingly, but perhaps with a high degree of...

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