Education: Ike for Columbia

Columbia University's choice of General Dwight D. Eisenhower as its new president, to take office next year, had brought mostly cheers— but there were a few who had reservations. Said the New York Herald Tribune last week: "There will inevitably be regrets that the trustees were unable to find a scholar of the first rank qualified for the post. Plainly, in turning to General Eisenhower, they elected to subordinate the question of learning, of the skills in education, to the more practical issues of administration. . . . It can be argued that the present era of confusion calls for just...

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