Universities: New Broom for Emory

Atlanta's ambitious Emory University, which had searched a year for a new president, last week snagged just the man. He is Sanford Soverhill Atwood, 50, pipe-smoking provost of Cornell University. In grabbing Presbyterian Atwood, the trustees, who by charter are two-thirds Methodists, happily broke a tradition of Methodists as presidents that goes clear back to the school's founding 127 years ago. Atwood simply "swept this campus by storm," said Acting President Judson C. Ward.

Agronomist Atwood is a Phi Beta Kappa out of the University of Wisconsin, where he simultaneously earned B.A....

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