Education: Big Man on Eight Campuses

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In the open-air Hearst Greek Theater at Berkeley, Calif, one day last week, 8,000 new students sat waiting. As the warm sun beat down on them, the band blared out Hail to California. A huge, hearty figure strode on stage. The yell leader called for a "Six." The big man stood listening to the cheer with a big smile. Then he called for another chorus of Hail to California; he helped out with his bathtub baritone. Then silence fell. Robert Gordon Sproul, president of the nation's largest university (41,451 full-time students), began...

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