of i a a for March,
With the major portion of the conversion accomplished, Dean a retired
last on the advice of his physician.
succeed him no man was better qualified than capable, experienced Donald K.
David. His was the task of steering the
Business School through the war.
Unlike most successors to great leaders.
Dean David does not give the impression that he is trying to fill an oversized
pair of shoes. diplomacy with which
he directs his faculty, the warm friendliness he shows to students, and the
capacity he has displayed in maintaining
the School abreast of the nation's war
problems preclude any such conjecture.
years of practical experience enable him to make decisions on the basis
of the facts at a in a twinkling.
his office flows a steady stream
of faculty members. Army, Navy, and
other government officials.
Today the Harvard Business School is
training hundreds of officers and potential officers. is a Naval Supply
School, an Army Air Force Statistical
School, and a Midshipmen's Supply
School. Recently Dean David announced
his latest idea, that of retraining experienced business men displaced by war
conversion in order to make them valuable to war industries. course was
immediately oversubscribed. So implicit
is the faith of business in Dean David's
ability that at least one corporation offered to employ the entire class of 150
Busy as he is. Brother David maintains
a keen interest in the Fraternity he
learned to love at Idaho. is an avid
reader of SCROLL, and frequently
attends Fraternity get-togethers held by
students. Phis outrank all other fraternities in numbers among the student
body and traditionally hold positions of
responsibility in the student government.
Once he found himself meeting with
Dean Rollins, i Foster, and Bill Montgomery, student officers, all Phi Delts,
conferring over one of the major student
Phi Delta a may well be proud of
its representation at Harvard, especially
its Donald K. a i scholar, educator, businessman, and patriot.
Iowa Wesleyan Has True Friends
"IT IS a small college but there are those who love it." Daniel Webster's memorable words in the celebrated Dartmouth case come immediately to mind with the
announcement of recent benefactions to his alma mater by Albert I. Lodwick,
Iowa Wesleyan '25.
February 27 was memorable in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, for on that day Brother
Lodwick came to town, presented the college with a very fine pipe organ and
paid off the mortgage amounting to 11,500 on the Iowa Alpha chapter house.
In addition, the chapter has had a recent gift of $500 from the late Edward F.
Wehrle, '91, who was a Los Angeles attorney, which is to be kept for a future
The phis at Iowa Wesleyan say "Iowa Alpha is the oldest chapter west of the
Mississippi in continuous existence and we are determined to carry on the
Brother Lodwick is a busy and successful man but his love for his college, his
Fraternity and his chapter is such that he does not forget them nor the effect
they have had upon his life. Let those who worry about the future of such
institutions remember that they have been built and maintained for many
generations by such men as Al Lodwickl