Education: We Want Tugwell

In the Governor's retreat in Puerto Rico's mountains, Dr. Rexford Guy Tugwell last week pondered whether to be or not to be Chancellor of the University of Puerto Rico. On the university's palmy campus, its hot-tempered students got into a stew over the same question.

When the university's trustees, prompted by Puerto Rico's political leader, Senate President Luis Muñoz Marin, invited Tugwell to be their chancellor (TIME, Aug. 4), hoisting the salary to $15,000 to make the job attractive, everybody seemed happy. Trouble started when President Roosevelt also appointed Tugwell the island's Governor. Tugwell...

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