Universities: Berkeley's Peacemaker

With campus morale shattered by the Free Speech uproar, the University of California at Berkeley one year ago ap peared to be a great institution careening toward chaos. Yet this spring, while sit-in protests over draft-deferment tests swept Chicago, Wisconsin, C.C.N.Y. and Stanford, Berkeley students kept their cool, and the campus moved hopefully toward creation of a cohesive community. What made the difference? The most convincing answer appears to be the effective peacemaking of Chancellor Roger W. Heyns, a former vice president at the University of Michigan who was specifically—and desperately—hired last July to calm Berkeley's combatants.

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