Education: Tower of Trouble

To the University of Pittsburgh one day last summer went three pedagogs, sent by the American Association of University Professors to investigate the dismissal from Pitt's faculty of Historian Ralph E. Turner (TIME, July 16). Pitt's Chancellor John Gabbert Bowman* said the dismissal was due to Dr. Turner's "sneering, sarcastic, flippant attitude toward religion." But all Pittsburgh believed it was because of Dr. Turner's loud liberalism.

Chancellor Bowman met the three pedagogs in the University Club. First thing he did was to take them outdoors and point to a beautiful Gothic skyscraper rising...

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