Christopher Jencks

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Portrayal of American Colleges Explains 'Intellectual Specialists'

The Academic Mind is a report on academic freedom. Based on lengthy interviews with 2500 social scientists, the book tries

Universities 'On the Make' Emphasize Production Line of Scholarly Research

American education is sick, sick, sick. Everybody knows the symptoms: student ignorance and apathy, graduate incompetence and irresponsibility, and of

Pres. Conant, Adm. Rickover: 2 Prescriptions for Our Time

Ever since the eighteenth century American idealists have proposed that education could remedy any and all human maladies. Confronted with

Higher Education for Women; Problem in the Marketplace

The ink is just beginning to dry on the pages of academic history which record the rise of higher education

The Advocate

It ill behooves one senior to take another to task for writing badly on the eve of our departure into

The Advocate

Enjoying the Advocate is all a matter of expectation. Those who expect professional competence or quasi-professional methods are almost always

Farnsworth Eulogizes Mental Health Movement, But Suggests Nothing New

It is hardly fair to criticize a book for not achieving something its author never intended, but it is still

The Exeter Man: Rebel Without a Cause

Mr. Jencks graduated from the Phillips Exeter Academy in 1954. During his senior year, he was President of the Exonian,


"Nobody in the North understands this business." The drawl was unmistakable, straight from South Carolina. "You all seem to think

Christian Education And The Idea of a Religious Revival

THE CHRISTIAN IDEA OF EDUCATION, a seminar at Kent School, including papers and discussions by Stephen F. Bayne, Jr., Georges

Molding a Man Through 'Liberal' Education

When Rumplestiltskin graduated from high school he was very wise in the ways of the world, and he knew what

The Advocate

There are two good short stories in the latest Advocate, one by graduating Bob Cumming, the other by ex-undergraduate Alan

Sean O'Faolain's Finest: The Irish Kindly Defined

The things Ireland has done to some of her writers should not happen to anyone, even a writer. From Swift

The Advocate

Two nights embrace each day Since you have come: Dark plum swings near plum And grips the forked green spray

Bosco Seeks $100,000 From i.e. in Libel Suit

Elio A. Bosco has filed a $100,000 libel suit against i.e. The Cambridge Review, editors of the magazine revealed last