Education: New Prex for L.S.U.

New Prex for LS.U.

Louisiana State University is the Deep South's largest university.* It once had a good medical school (which is making a comeback) and long supported a distinguished literary magazine, the Southern Review. Ever since the killing of Patron Huey Long, L.S.U. has tried to get out from under a reputation for control by politicians. Last week, after a five-month search, L.S.U.'s Board of Supervisors picked a new president. They had deliberately gone outside the state to find him.

The man they picked was 44-year-old Walter Stoke, a mild-mannered political scientist...

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