Education: The Professor

At Brown University in Providence, R.I., one day last week, a tall, studious-looking man of 40 was escorted into Manning Hall for the purpose of being formally "introduced" to a special meeting of the faculty. Actually, no introduction was necessary: everyone in the room knew Barnaby C. Keeney as the able onetime dean of the Graduate School, and since 1953 the dean of the College. This time, however, Keeney had a new title. "With enthusiastic unanimity," the university's corporation had just elected him to be the successor to retiring President Henry Wriston (TIME, April 11).

It was, as blunt Henry Wriston said,...

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