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Learning: A New Life of the Mind

U.S. schools and universities are under constant pressure to train students for the practical demands of a technological society. To Robert M. Hutchins. this...

Education: To Help Spend Money

Of the thousands of taxfree, philanthropic foundations in the U.S., one of the newest and most provocative is the Fund for the Republic. The fund was...

MARKETS: Hutchins Huff

In the world of education President Robert M. Hutchins of the University of Chicago is known as "the boy wonder." In the non-cloistered world, 40-year-old...

Education: New Chancellor at Chicago

The University of Chicago knew just the kind of man it wanted to succeed Chancellor Robert M. Hutchins. He had to be someone who would not try to undo 20 years...

A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 19, 1953

When TIME'S Education Editor Bruce Barton Jr. was writing a cover story on Robert M. Hutchins (TIME, Nov. 21, 1949), then chancellor of the University of...

Radio: Listeners, Arise!

In the current issue of the intellectual, small-circulation BBC Quarterly, British readers got an educator's low-down on a big, unmannerly U.S. industry. In an...

Religion: Basic Human Standards

It had been 200 years since the birth of Philosopher-Poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. To the University of Chicago's Robert M. Hutchins, 1949 seemed like a...

Milestones, Nov. 14, 1977

DIED. Lawrence A. Kimpton, 67, chancellor of the University of Chicago (1951-60); after a long illness; in Melbourne, Fla. Administrator of the University of...

Education: How and What to Read

As attested by the popularity of speed-reading courses, many people think that reading better means simply reading faster. To Mortimer J. Adler, who for 32...

Magazines: Center of Gravity

On the sunny slopes above Santa Barbara, Calif., stands Robert M. Hutchins' Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. In placid isolation from everyday...

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