Education: Three Hutchinses

One of the most interesting U. S. colleges is Berea, an institution in the Kentucky mountains for the higher education of smart hillbillies. Its president is small, unsanguine Dr. William James Hutchins, who wears homespun suits made by his students, once said of his graduates, "I feel like a man who throws naked babies into an Arctic sea."

Dr. Hutchins has two sons. Son Robert Maynard became president of University of Chicago at 30. Son Francis Stevenson became head of Yale-in-China* at 23.

Last week, having rounded out 19 years as Berea's president, Dr. William...

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