Education: Maker of Chemists

At Illinois' Monmouth College (enrollment: 740) the chemistry courses of 69-year-old Professor William S. Haldeman are a campus legend. Even an apathetic student is apt to find that he wants to learn more & more about chemistry. And a good proportion of his classmates can count on becoming chemists for keeps.

For 42 years at Monmouth, "Haldy" has been turning out chemists by the dozens. He is a slight man with wispy hair and a strong belief in precision. When he makes his way across the campus ("I must conserve my energies. We must all conserve our energies"), he never hurries...

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