Education: Prexy with a Prescription

Once before, at the age of 75, President Hamilton Holt of Florida's coeducational Rollins College had tried to say goodbye. "It is better," he said, "to quit when they want you to stay than to stay when they want you to quit." But the trustees disagreed, persuaded Hamilton Holt to serve one more year. Last week, at commencement time, the year was up. "Prexy" Holt was made an honorary member of the Class of '49, and like his new classmates, he said his last goodbye.

For Rollins, the second goodbye was no easier than the...

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