Education: Just Well Rounded

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On a brisk morning last March, two ladies of serious demeanor paid a call at Brooklyn College. It was important that their mission be kept a secret. So, stating only that they were members of the Public Education Association, they bustled into a large building, hurried down a corridor, and quietly slipped into back-row seats in a history classroom.

Actually the visitors were trustees from one of the most important colleges for women in the U.S. Wellesley College, in Wellesley, Mass., was searching high & low for 3 new president. With only six...

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