Education: Geographer

First president of Johns Hopkins university was a geographer. His name was Daniel Coit Oilman and during his 25-year term he made Johns Hopkins' graduate departments a yardstick for every university in the land. Last week Johns Hopkins' trustees elected a fifth president. He, too, is a geographer, His name is Isaiah Bowman.

Trustee Newton Diehl Baker, who proposed Dr. Bowman, knew him after the War as the chief territorial specialist of Woodrow Wilson's Peace Commission. Trustee Walter Sherman Gifford (A. T. & T.) had been his classmate at Harvard. The trustees were looking for a young man. Dr....

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