Universities: Cleveland's Big-Leaguer

Virtually unnoticed at the time, Cleveland's Western Reserve University and Case Institute of Technology quietly merged ten months ago into a single school. Only last week, in the festivities formally installing its first president, Robert Warren Morse, 46, did the new institution finally allow itself some of the fanfare appropriate to its status.

For with the formation of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland now boasts one of the nation's largest private universities—a science-minded school that ranks ahead of Johns Hopkins and the University of Chicago in both faculty size (1,200) and graduate enrollment (4,547), and ahead of both Dartmouth and...

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