Education: Young Man in a Hurry

Ever since he graduated from Dartmouth (Phi Beta Kappa '36), Louis Tomlinson Benezet (rhymes with cigarette) has known what he wanted to be: a college president. His father was a professor at Dartmouth, and Louis himself, except for a wartime hitch in the Navy, has spent all his time in education — as teacher, student, administrator.

Last week, just five days before he turned 33, Benezet became the 18th president of Pennsylvania's tiny Allegheny College at Meadville, the nation's youngest president of a Class A college.


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