Religion: Lejeiune to V. M. I.

The Board of Visitors of Virginia Military Institute was deeply troubled. Gen. William Horner Cocke (Virginia National Guard) had resigned as V.M.I. superintendent. Soldier-Educators were hard to find. Last week a committee of the Board of Visitors called upon Maj. Gen. John Archer Lejeune, lately relieved as Commandant of the U. S. Marine Corps (TIME, Feb. 18) and asked if he would accept the superintendency if it were officially tendered. He indicated he would.

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