Education: Top-of-the- World University

He had just finished a term as an Alaskan federal judge, and was cleaning out his chambers, when somebody came along with a consolation prize. How would he like to start a college in Alaska and become its president? Pennsylvania-born, Bucknell-educated Charles Ernest Bunnell thought he might, on one condition: whenever he decided that the college could get along without him, he would quit and return to the law.

That was 25 years ago. Last week, at 69, Bunnell, onetime farmer, hotel proprietor, bank manager, lawyer and politician, was still on the job...

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