Universities: Ole Miss Exodus

From the explosion at the University of Mississippi last fall came more fallout last week: an exodus of professors. Chancellor John D. Williams admitted only 16 resignations, but newsmen discovered about 35 in the works—more than one-third of the professors at Ole Miss.

The chemistry department will lose eight of its 13 professors, including the chairman. He joins two other 17-year veterans, the chairman of the classics and philosophy departments. Two of the four fulltime classicists are leaving. Three of the six art teachers are also leaving—one involuntarily. G. Ray Kerciu, the...

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