Education: Holy Experiment

For a while, Cecil Hinshaw seemed to be just the right man to head the tiny, Quaker William Penn College in Oskaloosa, Iowa (pop. 11,000). He was a Quaker himself, had a doctor's degree from the Iliff School of Theology, and had been professor of religion at Friends University in Wichita, Kans. Besides, he was a stubby, kindly man with simple tastes. He liked to have everyone call him by his first name, and he refused to wear a tuxedo "as a matter of principle."

But after Quaker Hinshaw took over the president's job five years ago, it turned out that he...

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