Out of Uniform

Columbia U. Succeeds in Recruiting 'High-Powered Veterans' to Campus

Lauren Lancaster for The Chronicle

Karim Delgado enrolled at Columbia U. after several years in the Marines. One of 271 undergraduate veterans there, he is majoring in philosophy.
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In 1947, as hundreds of thousands of World War II veterans filled the nation's college classrooms, Columbia University restructured its extension program to create a new undergraduate college to accommodate them. Today, as the conflicts in Iraq and...

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