Education: Minnesota Picks Cowley

Like Robert Maynard Hutchins, 42, strapping, six-foot-two Dr. William Harold Cowley, 41, was a precocious youngster in U. S. education. Hutchins, while still a Yale student (Law, '25), was Secretary of the University. Cowley, while still a Dartmouth ('24) undergraduate, conducted a successful campaign to reorganize the college's curriculum. Hutchins became president of the University of Chicago at 30. Cowley had a varied career as a newspaperman, personnel consultant and professor of psychology at Ohio State University, at 39 became president of high-ranking little Hamilton College (TIME, June 20, 1938).

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