Education: New Presidents

Bennington College lost its founder and president last week. At 50, pioneering President Robert Devore Leigh resigned, he said in effect, because he had grown too old for the job. He thinks no college should be "shackled by executive leadership gradually growing stale, feeble or lacking in initiative."

To succeed Dr. Leigh, the trustees elected without ado a member of Bennington's faculty, Dr. Lewis Webster Jones, 42, economist and labor mediator. Dr. Leigh will join the staff of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, N.J.

Temple University, in Philadelphia, also picked a new...

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