Education: Tobacco & Erudition

One day in the '20s, Tobacco Tycoon James Buchanan Duke (Bull Durham, Duke's Mixture, Lucky Strikes) stood upon a hill three miles west of Durham, N.C. and silently gazed out over the wooded acres about him. Finally he turned to his companion and said: "This is the place."

This week, on the site picked by blustery "Buck" Duke, the university which bears his name was inaugurating its new 48-year-old President Arthur Hollis Edens (Duke's third), and accepting congratulations on a hectic and happy first quarter-century.

Slickers & Roadsters. Benefactor Duke had put up an initial $6,000,000 to provide a new 8,000-acre campus for...

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