Education: St. John's Revival

President Robert Maynard Hutchins of big University of Chicago last week became a member of the Board of Visitors & Governors of little St. John's College in Annapolis, Md. That unconventional gesture was President Hutchins' way of showing that he is a good loser. For St. John's had just reached to take from under his nose, in the persons of President-elect Stringfellow Barr and Dean-elect Scott Buchanan, two educators whom Chicago drafted last year from the University of Virginia to help Educator Hutchins with his projected revival of the traditional liberal arts college...

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