Education: Clement to Atlanta

A Rockefeller-financed amalgam of three old Negro schools (coeducational Atlanta University, Spelman College for women, Morehouse for men), the new University of Atlanta is one of the proudest centres of Negro education in the U.S. With 1,300 students, $2,000,000 worth of sound buildings and a $7,000,000 endowment fund, Atlanta has had everything but a president since pioneering Dr. John Hope died last year. Last week this want was filled by the election of 37-year-old Dean Rufus Early Clement of Louisville's Municipal College for Negroes.

Light brown and neat as a pin, President-elect Clement...

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