Education: Dykstra to Wisconsin

Many a man is made by catastrophe. Ulysses Simpson Grant was made by the Civil War. Banker Amadeo Peter Giannini was made by the San Francisco Fire. Noah and Cincinnati's City Manager Clarence Addison Dykstra were alike floated up to eminence by a flood. Last week City Manager Dykstra, the most prominently mentioned candidate to succeed ousted Glenn Frank as President of the University of Wisconsin (TIME, Dec. 28; Jan. 18), met three of the University's Progressive regents in Chicago to discuss the job. He did not like having his salary cut from...

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