Education: The Peacemaker

One of the surest ways a board of trustees can anger the faculty of a college or university is to pick as president a man who has never 1) been a scholar, 2) earned a Ph.D.. or 3) taught a class. Last week the trustees of the Consolidated University of North Carolina picked just such a man—but not a single professor voiced even a hint of an objection.

The man the trustees picked to run their three campuses (the University at Chapel Hill, the State College of Agriculture and Engineering at Raleigh and the Woman's College at Greensboro) is William Clyde...

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