Education: Curly Up

In Philadelphia bankers become college presidents. The head of Virginia's College of William & Mary, John Stewart Bryan, is a newspaper publisher. Last week the University of Maryland, on the highway between Baltimore and Washington, found a new president in its long-time football coach, fuzzy-haired Harry Clifton Byrd, 47.

A member of Virginia's famed Byrd family but born on the Eastern Shore of Chesapeake Bay, "Curly" Byrd played and later coached football for his university when it was plain Maryland Agricultural College. Between seasons he rose to be assistant to the...

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