Education: Golden List

Through pedagogs' dreams flash the golden names of colleges which are currently hunting presidents: Harvard, Princeton, Virginia, Illinois, Toledo. Changes are expected at Washington; its President Matthew Lyle Spencer submitted a perfunctory resignation last month. Andover is looking for a headmaster. Last week another name went on the list, with the announcement of the resignation of President Thomas Franklin Kane of the University of North Dakota, who approaches 70 and a Carnegie Foundation pension. A Latin and Greek scholar, Dr. Kane graduated from De Pauw and Johns Hopkins. Before going to North...

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