Schools: New Curator for the Fellows

Since 1938, some 300 selected newsmen have left their beats to spend a thoughtful academic year at Harvard, taking whatever courses appealed to them. These permissive annual fellowships were made possible by a gift from Mrs. Lucius W. Nieman in memory of her husband, founder of the Milwaukee Journal. Except for the first year's class when Poet Archibald MacLeish was curator, every Nieman fellow has shared the same counselor during his days at Harvard. But last week Nieman Curator Louis M. Lyons, 66, was preparing to retire.

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