Education: Salty

In Exeter's big game with Andover last week, the score was 2 to 2 in the ninth, when a storm broke. The last person to leave the Exeter stand, looking mightily disappointed at the tie score, was a man in a battered brown hat and a black Navy raincoat. He was Exeter's new principal, William Gurdon Saltonstall, 40.

Afterwards, diehard rooter Saltonstall talked about what he would do as ninth head man in Phillips Exeter's 165 years. Said he: "Exeter has been concerned too much with books and too little with the things you do with your hands."

If Saltonstall has his way,...

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