Education: A.S.T.P. + R.

All over the U.S. last week alumni of beloved little colleges were greatly concerned. Reason: the drastic curtailment of the Army Specialized Training Program. Typically troubled were these:

¶ Hamilton: soon there may be only 30 civilian students in the college (capacity: about 450) at Clinton, N.Y.

¶ Kenyon: when 350 soldiers leave for active duty, there will be only 74 civilian students on the campus at Gambier, Ohio.

Student Reserve. To relieve such collegiate worries, the American Council on Education drew up plans; their main idea also occurred to General George Marshall. Late last...

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