Education: Jardine to Wichita

When Democratic professors are in the saddle, a Republican politician is generally glad to find any sort of academic haven he can. In Kansas last week William M. Jardine, onetime (1925-29) Secretary of Agriculture, onetime (1930-33) Minister to Egypt, accepted with great pleasure a call to the presidency of Municipal University of Wichita.

Rangy, smiling, hard-muscled "Bill" Jardine, 55, started life as an Idaho ranch-hand. At 20 he entered Utah Agricultural College, stayed on to teach, made himself an expert in agronomy. Rated an able administrator, he had been Kansas State Agricultural College's president for seven years when in 1925 President Coolidge...

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