Education: Report Card

¶Gift of the week: $1,200,000 from the Phillips Foundation of New York (established by Cornell Alumnus Ellis L. Phillips, '95), for Cornell's School of Electrical Engineering.

¶ Regents of the University of California raised the pensions of 131 retired U.C. professors. Average raises of more than $1,000 a year will bring the professors up to the financial level of U.C.'s retired gardeners, clerks and secretaries, who get about $2,000 a year.

¶Because he cannot teach and conduct and still find time to compose music, Composer Paul Hindemith. 57, will leave Yale University. But for one more year he will continue to teach at...

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