Education: Cotton Top Elected

As foretold last fortnight by the Boston Globe (TIME, Sept. 28), 36-year-old Kenneth Ballard ("Cotton Top") Murdock, associate professor of English and master of Harvard's new Leverett House, was elected last week to be dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences of Harvard University. It was also reported, unofficially, that he would be relieved of his teaching duties for the year, save for a little tutorial work. As dean, he will be chief assistant to President Abbott Lawrence Lowell More & more, as Harvard becomes larger and richer, as President Lowell...

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