Education: Troubles at Ohio U.

Tranquillity has returned to most U.S. campuses, but Ohio University at Athens stands out as a troubled exception. In the past month alone, the campus has been rocked by a strike of student workers, two successive nights of rioting, and demands that University President Claude R. Sowle resign. Last week the progressive young president decided that he had had enough. In a terse statement of resignation, he declared that he could "no longer ask myself or my family to serve the university under such insane conditions."

The troubles first broke into the open when...

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