Education: Cunning Gauss

At the dean's desk in Nassau Hall, Princeton University, sits a slightly bald, slightly stooped, slow- spoken gentleman whose grey eye twinkles at a witticism in the French literature he knows so thoroughly, quite as often as his firm lip stiffens to pronounce upon matters of policy and discipline—Dean Christian Gauss.

Lately his twin daughters were elected to help transport the Vassar College daisy chain. Lately, too, authorized by the Princeton trustees, he forbade the young men of Princeton to keep automobiles at college (TIME, March 14).

Popular though his daughters may be,...

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