Zita Thornbury ’08, director of the Vocational Bureau, reported that 53 percent of the student body worked, took technical training or engaged in academic work over the previous summer.  An additional 10 percent worked in volunteer positions.  Four hundred ninety-four students earned $88,692, and 121 took training ranging from typing and shorthand to landscape painting and television production.  One hundred seventeen did academic work, with French, government, history and psychology the most frequent subjects.  Ten percent fewer students worked for pay than in 1948.     The New York Times