Sewanee Alumni News, 1942-43, Vol. 9 (Classic Reprint)

Sewanee Alumni News, 1942-43, Vol. 9 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Sewanee Alumni News, 1942-43, Vol. 9 Out of the exigencies Of war has arisen the movement which seems to sound the death-knell of liberal edu cation, certainly for the duration and, as some see it, perhaps forever. It is the program of the War Department whereby at 18 all young men are in ducted into the service, out of whom selected ones are returned to college for a brief period of highly specialized technical training, At the meeting of the Association Of American Colleges, held in Philadelphia in early December, this program of the War Department was presented for consideration, not one voice being raised to present the claims of lib eral education. It was at this point that Dr. Guerry took up the gauntlet and began his energetic campaign for a hearing for the liberal arts colleges. He made it clear from the outset that Sewanee and all liberal arts colleges were ready and willing to make any and every sacrifice necessary to the primary concern of winning the war. He questioned, however, the necessity and the expediency of the sacrifice, and proposed that the program of the War Department include provision for training of students in the liberal arts as welles in the specialized business of war. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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