Education: Stanford's Tresidder

For the last three years California's Stanford University has scouted high & low for a new president to succeed long, lean Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, 67. Last week it announced the choice: tall, tanned, tactful Donald Bertrand Tresidder, 48.

Like Wilbur, who will become Stanford's chancellor for life, Tresidder is a physician. He has never practiced, since 1925 has directed the consolidated hotels and camps of Yosemite National Park. A woodsman, horseman and flyer who promoted skiing as a Western sport, Tresidder knows craggy Yosemite like his back yard. As a Stanford trustee since 1939, he has devoted the same lusty, detailed...

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