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But we were unable to convince him. When I told him that it would be a great mistake for him to enroll in the university of which his father was president, he wanted to know why. I explained carefully that his teachers and other associates in most instances would treat him not as an individual in his own right but as the president's son. " I suggested also that occasional criticism of his father by other students might bother him. Braden listened patiently to my argument and then commented: "I don't see it that way.

She got along well after the transfer, and Eva Turner, the great English soprano, who was in residence at OU as visiting professor of voice, encouraged her to make an operatic career her objective. She was tempted for a time but finally decided to marry and rear a family. When Bill graduated from high school, he was quite firm in announcing his desire to attend OU. But after his freshman year he decided to get his required military service out of the way and enlisted in the Navy for two years. After his discharge, he attended Phillips University, at Enid, Oklahoma, where he made an excellent academic record.

But while a president does indeed have interesting and varied responsibilities, he usually has little to do directly with the main business of the university, which is scholarship. This may have led Walter A. Jessup, president of the Carnegie Corporation for the Advancement of Teaching, to stress the personal characteristics of a university's chief administrator, rather than his academic background. Jessup said: The president must be all things to all men. He must be a man who will charm the prospective donor, who will delight the student with his youthfulness, who will have wisdom and experience to lead the faculty to make decisions with unanimity, who will take full responsibility for a winning football team, who will say nothing to outrage either the "stand patter" or the "new dealer," at the same time standing four square on all things.

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