Education: Rainey to Texas

Most great U. S. universities were launched upon their greatness by great teachers, made famous by winning football teams and eventually made impressive by grand buildings. University of Texas reversed this procedure.

In 1923 the U. of T. was a collection of wooden shacks in Austin. Then it struck oil on part of its 2,000,000 west Texas acres (its State endowment). In the next ten years the university built a $10,000,000 campus. Two years ago it hired, at $15,000 a year, one of the nation's top-notch football coaches, Dana Xenophon Bible. Last week,...

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