Education: Education Notes, Mar. 14, 1927

Columbia University's trustees tendered a dinner and an expensive clock to President Nicholas Murray Butler to celebrate the 25th year of his incumbency.

Lafayette College (Easton, Pa.) announced its acquisition of a president, which it had lacked since the resignation of Dr. John H. McCracken. Lafayette had secured the services of Dr. William Mather Lewis, vigorous, eloquent chief of George Washington University (Washington, D. C.). To the latter, a typical city institution, Dr. Lewis had taken (in 1923) that executive ability which had previously, in Wartime, put him in charge of the national commission...

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