Education: Dickey for Hopkins

Last week aging (67) Dr. Ernest Martin Hopkins quit the presidency of Dartmouth College. Anyone who thought that his departure had anything to do with his outspoken defense of a quota on Jew§ at Dartmouth did not know Dr. Hopkins, Dartmouth, or the facts. His retirement, and the search for a successor, were under way long before his opinions were unearthed by Manhattan's tabloid Post. His friends might only concede (Dr. Hopkins was not talking about it) that he had spoken more freely than usual, knowing that he was about to quit.

Under Hopkins' 29-year tenure, Dartmouth enjoyed what trustees...

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