Education: Eddy To Hobart

Small Hobart College (enrollment: 334) at Geneva, N. Y. is famed for its all-time record of 27 straight football defeats (1928-31), as the purported birthplace of the drinking song Solomon Levi* as a modestly endowed, progressive liberal arts institution with more graduates in Who's Who than any school of its size. Founded by an Episcopal bishop in 1822, Hobart has had 14 presidents, all Episcopal clergymen. Its "coordinate" college for women, William Smith, has shared the last three. Last week these educational twins formally installed a new president, neither clergyman nor...

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