Education: Mr. President

John and Margaret Perkins of the University of Michigan decided that the nation knew far too little about the presidents its colleges & universities were getting. They decided to make a survey of their own. Last week, in School and Society, they told what they had found out about the heads of 84 state and land-grant colleges.

A good many of the 84, they found, had apparently decided early about their future. One out of four had majored in education at college. The next largest number had specialized in social or physical sciences; only six had picked the humanities ; of the...

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