than his forty-seven years. The cap off, as it was in class, or in more favorable campus weather, there was something of a youthful Alec Guinness trying to pass himself off as one of the elders. The impression was largely due to his hair. It lay flat, and grew forward to conceal part of his forehead, not unlike the heads of small fry, after a swim, and certain Roman Senators. The lick at the front, just before it was trimmed, would be lightly powdered with green chalk dust from the absent- minded sweep of the his hand. Rather large ears, inclined to be hairy, the bridge of his nose somewhat bruised by glasses and the thoughtful way he stroked it with his fingers when bored. Blue eyes, very pale, sometimes looking like holes in his head. How often it was said, "If only he would do something about his teeth!"
Well, he did. He grinned more than he smiled. Something, alas, was to have them pulled or capped, which he soberly stated as his intention--when he found the time. Publicly, he admitted that false teeth might ruin his smoking since they were not designed to clamp down on a pipe. Privately, there was the problem of pain, since he was a physical coward, and the notion, however vague, that he would be losing more than his teeth. Never mind what. All in all not much of a figure, but something in his scale, his reserve, and his voice on the tape machine in the library, reading selections from the modern poets, suggested a man who had surprised people once, and might do it again.
The purpose of the curriculum is to prepare students to cope with the problems of today. Examples of courses which will be helpful in this regard are "Principles of Hellenistic Art," "French Poetry of the Renaissance," and "Music of the Baroque and Pre-Classical Periods."
To graduate, a student must have acquired 120 units and be able to swim the length of the pool. In acquiring 120 units, it is hoped that