TITLE

THE EDUCATIONAL FRONTIER

AUTHOR(S)
Walcott, Fred G.
PUB. DATE
October 1960
SOURCE
Education;Oct1960, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of college administrators in college education in the U.S. The author discusses the enrollment problems in colleges and universities. These men believe in an educated elite, in a chosen few, who, possessing knowledge, will save the world. Furthermore, the author suggests that the day of the educated mind must fill the void of the vanished physical labor with practical intelligence.
ACCESSION #
19102039

 

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