Education: Western Shift

In the U. S. the main stream of pedagogical migration is from South and West eastward to the older, better known universities where salaries are generally higher, chances of fame better. But any chart of professorial movements would also show a trend toward such midwestern institutions as the Universities of Chicago and Wisconsin, an even more pronounced trend toward California. Last week occurred an important shift in the West. Dr. John Donald Hicks, distinguished dean of the college of arts & sciences of the University of Nebraska, resigned to become professor of American...

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