Education: Willing & Able

Earl James McGrath is one educator who would rather be an administrator than a teacher ("I like to make the wheels go 'round"). In his 46 years he has turned a lot of wheels, held many titles. He has been a dean at the State University of Iowa, wartime head (lieutenant commander) of the Bureau of Naval Personnel's educational services section, and part-time University of Chicago professor. Last week, subject to the advice and consent of the U.S. Senate, Harry Truman gave him his biggest title yet: U.S. Commissioner of Education.

The $10,000 job is one that not all educators would want....

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