Education: New Presidents

University of Pennsylvania, until 1923, called its chief executives Provosts. Until 1926 Josiah Harmar Penniman held the title of President & Provost. Last week the university again evoked the title of President, conferred it upon Thomas Sovereign Gates, class of 1893, chairman of the Board of Trustees, Morgan partner, Drexel partner, board chairman of Baldwin Locomotive Works, Standard Steel Works, Midvale Co. From now on Tycoon Gates will be in charge of Pennsylvania's worldly goods. Provost Penniman will continue to direct the institution's scholastic affairs.

Before accepting the position, Pennsylvania's 16th...

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