Universities: Learning on the Seven Seas

The University of the Seven Seas is a school that really gets around. Last week its shipboard campus was in San Francisco after a 110-day, 22,000-mile "semester cruise" around the world with 270 students and 45 faculty members. Its accreditation, the university admits, remains "tentative," and its course credits are refused for transfer by most other U.S. universities. Students do not seem to care. The experience of cruising on the university's chartered Holland-America liner Seven Seas is "worth it, and the loss of credits is not sufficient reason to stay at home,"...

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