A Letter From The Publisher: may 6, 1966

A TIME cover story can be done — on a "crash" basis — reported, written and edited in a matter of days — or it may require long gestation. This week's story, built around ten great U.S. teachers, is an example of the second category. "To Profess with a Passion" has been in progress for one year. Last May Associate Editor Ed Magnuson (Minnesota, '50, magna cum laude) and Senior Editor William Forbis (Montana, '39, cum laude) went their separate ways visiting campuses and sitting in on lectures across the U.S. to learn what was afoot in the college classroom.

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