Education: Prospects for Peace, Plans for Defense

As the nation's 7,100,000 college students prepare to return to classes, the question is not whether there will be calm on the campuses but whether the continuing protest wave can be kept below tidal proportions. TIME interviews at a score of institutions last week indicated that many university administrators expect renewed unrest, but they hope that defensive tactics developed from the cruel experiences of recent years, plus concessions to legitimate student demands, will prevent violence and the disruption of entire universities. At Dartmouth, Dean Carroll Brewster was discussing prospects for the fall...

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