Education: Goodbye, Messrs. Chips

Each year, U.S. colleges & universities must say goodbye to many a famed and favorite teacher. Among 1950's retirements:

Wellesley's Ola Elizabeth Winslow, 55, Pulitzer Prizewinning biographer (Jonathan Edwards), authority on American literature, who could never walk across the campus without a pocketful of seeds for the birds, catnip for the cats, and a troop of neighbors' children following, Pied Piper fashion, behind. Up at 5, she was a prodigious and painstaking worker, gently persuaded a whole generation of students to take after her.

Tulane University's Psychologist Harry ( "Uncle Harry") Miles Johnson, 65,...

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