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The Woof and the Warp


What is the mission of the university: To prepare for life, or to prepare for a career? If one follows the secular press and pursues the various journals concerned with higher education, one is struck with the " either/or" nature of the articles and comments concerning the goal of a university. But should it be an " either/or" question? Can the preparation for life's work be divorced from the preparation to enjoy that life to its fullest? The whole cloth is not made from only the woof, it must also include the warp.