Education: Dean Upped

The plum of a college presidency goes more often to an outsider than an insider. Last week the administrators of Tulane University in New Orleans turned their backs on that precedent as Yale did last month (TIME, Feb. 22), by electing as Tulane's next president Dr. Rufus Carrollton Harris, the 39-year-old Dean of Tulane's crack law school.

A good all-round university, Tulane has an illustrious medical school more than a century old, a football team that often tops the Southern Conference, an administration spunky enough to hold up its end of a feud with...

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