Professors: Man in Demand

Even while he was still Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, John W. Gardner was forever receiving feelers from universities casting about for new presidents. Since he announced his resignation from the Cabinet last January, the rush to his door has become a traffic jam. Besides being beseeched by publishers for book manuscripts and magazine articles, Gardner has received firm offers of four university presidencies, not to mention at least two dozen directorships of schools, foundations and corporations.

So far, Gardner has been chary about committing his talents to a single...

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