Education: Goodbye, Messrs. Chips

Each year U.S. colleges and universities must say goodbye to many a famed and favorite figure. Among those retiring in 1956:

¶ Ohio State's Howard L Bevis, 70, since 1940 the University's affable but hard-driving president. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati ('08) with a doctorate from Harvard Law School, Bevis served as state finance director under two Ohio governors, after a stint on the state Supreme Court and five years at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration arrived at Ohio State to usher in its era of greatest...

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