Dean of Women Laura Bornholdt was invited by Kwame Nkrumah, Prime Minister of Ghana, as one of two American delegates to tour the nation over winter break and offer advice on the troubled educational system. Representatives toured from England, Sierra Leone and the Soviet Union; all were faced with resolving three pressing questions:
- Should the two colleges of Ghana, the University of Legon and the Kumasi School of Technology sever ties with the University of London?
- How can the increasing need for engineers be best supplied through the Ghanaian educational system?
- How can Ghana's terrific demand for teachers be met?