Education: Princeton's Critics

To get a fresh view of itself, Princeton has appointed a staff of critics consisting of 300 men of affairs, some of them graduates of Princeton. Their job: "to criticize, encourage and stimulate" the university's classroom and scholarly work. Some of the critics: the New York Herald Tribune's Walter Lippmann, the New York Times's Simeon Strunsky and Arthur Krock, Newscaster Lowell Thomas (M.A. '16), Pollster George H. Gallup, Critic Carl Van Doren, Under Secretary of the Navy James V. Forrestal (ex-'15), Civilian Defense Director James M. Landis ('21), New Jersey's Governor Charles Edison.


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