Universities: Iron Man at Washington

When the rain clouds lift from Mt. Rainier, it is revealed as a major embellishment of the state of Washington. And when the clouds of scandal and discontent lift from the campus that lies under Rainier, it appears as an equal adornment. This fall the University of Washington is relishing clear academic weather, part of a new climate that began in 1958. That was the year when Charles E. Odegaard took charge.

No self-serving urge to be liked animates President Odegaard, 54; he does not glad-hand students, and he keeps his contacts with faculty members short...

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