Education: Strike Won

The students of Washington & Jefferson College at Washington, Pa. went on strike last March. Their complaint: that their president, Dr. Simon Strousse Baker, was "autocratic" (TIME, March 30). A committee of trustees investigated the charges, was ready to report last week. But the report was not read. Dr. Baker resigned.

Rare indeed is the student strike which accomplishes thus easily its aim. The W. & J. students had protested against Dr. Baker's domineering methods, his "dress rules," his lack of sympathy with their athletic program. His capitulation last week was complete....

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