Education: Black Bears in Baby Blue

Everyone knows two facts about the University of Maine, but few outside New England can supply three. Last week newsreaders learned that the University whose hymn is the "Stein Song" and which once harbored Hubert Prior ("Rudy") Vallee, had elected a new president, LaFayette's Dean Arthur Andrew Hauck.

University of Maine is tucked away 68 mi. up the Penobscot River at rustic Orono (pop.: 3,400), eight miles above Bangor. It started out in 1868 with twelve students and two teachers as a State College of Agriculture & Mechanic Arts. By 1897 the school had...