Education: Colgate's Cutten

"It doesn't matter what you study, so long as you hate it!"

With this parting advice to the younger generation, Dr. George Barton Cutten, a Terrible Tempered Mr. Bangs among U.S. educators, last week announced he will retire in August after 20 years as president of Colgate.

Dr. Cutten has always loved discipline and self-denial. (Himself a rugged example to his students, he has never in his life worn an overcoat, at 67 still braves the bitterest weather in his indoor clothes.) Also on occasion he has denounced doctors, philanthropists, relief, Social Security, because...

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