Education: Presidents' Week: Jun. 12, 1939

Last week the right man with the right backing might have had his pick of several big educational jobs. Smith College, Ohio State University and University of Colorado, among others, had arrived at the end of an academic year during which their presidents retired with no successor in sight. At Ohio State and Colorado the reasons for the regents' indecision were largely political. But when it came to picking a new president, none of these colleges or universities found it easy, because none knew exactly what kind of president it wanted.

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