Education: Brother Act

Able, bald Everett Needham Case four years ago became a college president at 41; last week his kid brother, James Herbert Case Jr., made the grade the day before he turned 40. Jim Case took over at small, 159-year-old Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pa., 300 miles southwest of Brother Ev's Colgate. Chief speaker at the inaugural: Brother Ev.

Both of the Case brothers went to Hotchkiss and Princeton; both are ex-Watt Streeters (their father, Banker J. Herbert Case, was once chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York); both turned educators in their thirties.

Jim Case's first academic job (except...

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