Education: Southern Inventory

Last week one of the South's leading universities and its leading college for training teachers, which face each other across Hillsboro Ave. in Nashville, Tenn., each installed a new chief. Vanderbilt University took as its third chancellor, big, venturesome Oliver Cromwell Carmichael, 46. George Peabody College for Teachers took its fifth president, scholarly Psychologist Sidney Clarence Garrison, 50. All week the two campuses shone with such a collection of academic finery as the South had not seen in decades. From rostra thundered Princeton's President Harold W. Dodds, Johns Hopkins' President Isaiah Bowman,...

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