Colleges: Beloit's Successful Trimester

The year-round trimester calendar for colleges has fallen into disrepute, mainly because neither students nor faculty take warmly to books during the hot sticky summers. Lack of summer enrollment was blamed largely for the University of Pittsburgh's financial crisis, and professorial discontent with the summer work led to abandonment of the trimester by the state university sys tem in Florida. Yet this week some 800 students perspiring over final examinations at Wisconsin's Beloit Col lege testify to the fact that the trimester can live up to its early promises.

On the surface, Beloit's success with the trimester seems easy...

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