Education: Revision at Chicago

No flighty theorist is 31-year-old President Robert Maynard Hutchins of the University of Chicago. No flight of fancy was his speech to southern pedagogs three weeks ago at Chapel Hill, N. C. on a "University of Utopia" where "hours and residence requirements as criteria for winning college degrees" would be scrapped (TIME, Nov. 10). President Hutchins was hinting at, preparing pedagogs for the formal announcement of something which he and his predecessor Dr. Max Mason and the Chicago faculty had discussed for several years.

Last week, on the first anniversary of President Hutchins'...

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