Education: New Campus Mood: From Rage to Reform

As a frequent observer of troubled campuses across the U.S., TIME'S national education correspondent Gregory H. Wierzynski has lately noted some dramatic changes for the better. Just back from a nationwide tour of universities, ranging from Harvard to Wisconsin and Santa Barbara, he sent this report:

WE are in a new era," says U.C.L.A.

Chancellor Charles Young. "We are not going back to the apathy of the '50s, but the intensity of the last few years is no longer with us." Most of Young's colleagues nod only cautious assent. Student distrust of the Nixon-Agnew...

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