Executives: The Dean's New Desk

Many harddriving, hard-driven businessmen dream of retiring to the academic life. Ernest C. Arbuckle, longtime dean of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, has reversed the procedure by announcing that he will leave Stanford next July and get back to business. Next assignment: the chairmanship of San Francisco's big (assets: $4.57 billion) Wells Fargo Bank.

The dean's new desk will be no honorarium. The 115-year-old bank has risen to eleventh largest in the nation under Executive Committee Chairman Ransom M. Cook, 68, who gave up the chairmanship last fall, and current Chairman H....

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