Education: The Alums Are Restless

T. Harding Jones (Princeton, '72) is not happy with his alma mater. Neither is Shelby Cullom Davis (Princeton, '30), U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland.

Or Asa S. Bushnell (Princeton, '21), former director of the U.S. Olympic Committee. They mourn The decline of the eating clubs, the admission of women students, the opening of campus activities to local residents. Says Jones:

"It's painful to see so much of the old tradition stripped away."

To oppose what they see as misguided administration policy at Princeton, the disgruntled grads have formed an organization called the Concerned Alumni of Princeton (CAP). The counter-alumni group publishes Prospect, a handsome 32-page,...

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