Education: Young Prexies

When Editor Glenn Frank of The Century, aged 38, and Dr. Clarence Cook Little, aged 37, were summoned to the presidencies of the University of Wisconsin and the University of Michigan, respectively (TIME, May 25, July 13), people said: "And such young men!"

Knowing well that a man needs no flowing patriarchal beard to be a college president and that the practice of appointing young men has been tried and proved in the U. S. long before now, The Detroit News last week, published a list of U. S. educators, past and present,...