Education: Faculty Blackball

The University of Chicago's President Robert Maynard Hutchins resigned last week from his university's faculty (Quadrangle) club, and other members were forming their battle lines along the Midway. Reason: for the first time in years, the Quadrangle Club had blackballed a candidate.

The candidate was tall, balding Gordon Dupee, 28, research director of the University's radio office, which produces Round Table. Presumptive reasons for the blackballing: 1) Dupee is a forthright conscientious objector (though 4-F); 2) only a short time ago, as a working student, he was the club's steward. The club council insisted, however, that Applicant Dupee had been rejected simply...

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