Education: Hustler for Quality

After listening to the speech by the young (38) president of the University of Notre Dame, the old grad was frankly disturbed. President Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., had talked so heatedly about raising the academic quality of the university that the old grad wanted to know: "What about the ordinary boy? Why can't he find a place at Notre Dame?" Retorted Hesburgh: "What do you drive, a jalopy or a Cadillac?" The alumnus grinned. "A Cadillac," he replied.

In his four years as president, Father Hesburgh has made it abundantly clear that he intends...

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