Education: Mendell Out

Having just recovered from the election of a new president, Yale University last week heard that it would have to start looking for a new dean. Clarence Whittlesey ("Clare") Mendell, 53, unexpectedly announced that he would retire with President James Rowland Angell in June. Yaleman Mendell, who succeeded famed, crusty Frederick Scheetz Jones in 1927 and has since done a notable job in modernizing Yale's course requirements and in adjusting New Haven life to Repeal, explained that he wanted to get back to his other Yale work as Dunham Professor of Latin Language...

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