Education: Douglas to McGill

In Montreal last week Sir Edward Beatty, chancellor (chairman of the board of governors) of McGill University, announced the appointment of the first U. S. citizen ever to head that Canadian institution. The new principal, succeeding British Arthur Eustace Morgan, who resigned last spring after a little more than a year in the post, was Lewis Williams Douglas, 43, President Roosevelt's first Director of the Budget. Since his resignation in 1934 in protest against New Deal spending, Mr. Douglas had devoted himself to warnings against his old chief and to his duties...