Education: Chancellor in a Crossfire

Charles Young has a lot going for him. Healthy, ruggedly handsome and 38, he is in his second year as chancellor of the University of California at Los Angeles. Unlike many of his peers across the land, he enjoys the respect and affection of most of his teachers and students. But this week Chuck Young confronts an impossible dilemma: he must decide whether to rehire Angela Davis, 26, a black assistant professor of philosophy, a former Black Panther and a self-avowed Communist. "The board of regents and the public want her out," says Young,...

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