Appointments of six officers of instruction in five departments of the University were announced yesterday. Major Harry Gage Wyer '96 has been elected Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Medical School to serve while detailed here by the United States Government, beginning next September. Major Wyer, who is now attached to the William Beaumont Hospital at E1 Faso, Texas, will give courses on medicomilitary subjects for students who are candidates for the Medical Officers Reserve Corps in the military forces of the United States.
Three Faculty Members Rise
Three members of the University Faculty have received promotion to take effect September 1. James Angel! McLaughlin, Assistant Professor of Law, has been elevated to a full professorship in the Law School, and Irving Widmer Bailey '07, Associate Professor of Forestry, has been named Assistant Professor of Plant Anatomy at the Bussey Institution. E. C. Kemble G '14 has been promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics.
Two assistant professors come to the University from posts at other institutions. Marshall Hertig, appointed Assistant Professor of Medical Entomology in the School of Public Health is now in China on leave from the University of Minnesota. Frederick Clifton Packard Jr. '20 returns to Harvard as Assistant Professor of Public Speaking after two years at Dartmouth, where he has been in charge of student dramatics. Dr. Hertig has been doing especially valuable world in China in his studies of the transmission of the disease known as Kala-azar. All these appointments are to take effect with the opening of the University next fall.