Education: Wriston to Brown

In Providence, R. I., last week 500 alumni gathered in Brown University's gymnasium for their annual dinner, heard addresses on "The State of the University," by Associated Alumni President Royal W. Leith, Rhode Island's Governor Theodore Francis Green, Vice President Thomas Baird Appleget of the Rockefeller

Foundation. Then up rose Brown's Vice President James Pickwell Adams to make an announcement of prime importance to all present. That afternoon, said Mr. Adams, the university corporation had accepted the petition for retirement of 69-year-old President Clarence Augustus Barbour, chosen his successor. He was Henry Merritt...

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