What does a college president do all day long? Most undergraduates do not know. To them their President is a vague figure who occasionally descends from his shadowy musnud to preside over chapel ceremonies. To the cinema-going layman he is a capped-&-gowned comedian. But Dean Max McConn of Lehigh University, in the current North American Review, drew a startlingly different picture, showing the college president as a harrowed executive plying "a dangerous trade," holding down "a man-killing job."
Sample presidential day according to Dean McConn:
"When he arrives at his office...