Education: Texans for Integration

The mostly white student body and the faculty of the University of Texas turned against their regents last week in a sharp demand for full integration of the South's biggest campus. In an atmosphere charged with resentment, rebellion and disgust, Chancellor Harry Ransom and President Joseph Smiley found themselves paralyzed by the need to accommodate the segregationist regents and unable to drop racial bars at a campus that plainly wanted them dropped.

With classroom integration tenuously established (there are about 200 Negroes among the 20,396 students), an absurd glossary of race-based regulations still rules in Austin. Negroes may not spend free...

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