Education: President Frank?

Last winter, Dr. Edward Asahel Birge besought his Board of Regents to relieve him of the presidency of the University of Wisconsin, where he has been in service for the past half century. The Regents pondered, invited Dean Roscoe Pound of the Harvard University Law School. Dean Pound accepted, then lent ear to Harvard entreaties and changed his mind (TIME, Feb. 2, 9).

More pondering at Wisconsin. Advices from Madison, seat of the University, told, last week, that at a special meeting Regent Michael Olbrich arose to nominate "one of America's great men," a college president's onetime secretary, a noted merchant's onetime...

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