Education: The Rollins Row (Cont'd)

The bitter row at Florida's little Rollins College had gotten to the point where emotion on both sides had hardened into righteous indignation, and the original facts were buried under pride & prejudice. To a vocal majority, deposed President Paul Wagner, the young whirlwind who came triumphantly on the scene two years ago, was now the self-seeking villain of the piece who had richly earned his comeuppance. To a dwindling minority who still supported Wagner, he was the scapegoat in a situation he had worsened but not made. On orders from an economy-minded board of trustees, Wagner had abruptly fired one-third...

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