Education: New Chancellor at Chicago

The University of Chicago knew just the kind of man it wanted to succeed Chancellor Robert M. Hutchins. He had to be someone who would not try to undo 20 years of Robert Hutchins, yet he must not be so dedicated to the Hutchins theories that he would contribute nothing new. Sighed one trustee: "We'll just start with the A's in Who's Who."

Last week, after four months of combing through the alphabet, the trustees announced that they had stopped at the letter K. The man they picked, out of 641 candidates proposed: Lawrence Alpheus Kimpton, 40, a University of Chicago vice...

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