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University Names Five Men to Permanent Posts

All Appointees Will Take Posts July 1st; Endowed Chairs For Chamberlin, Thompson


Three members of the faculty will take posts of lifetime tenure as associate professors on July 1, the University revealed yesterday. Two others have been appointed to endowed chairs.

The new associate professors are McGeorge Bundy, Richard L. Solomon, and Cyril G. Sargent. Edward H. Chamberlin and Randall Thompson '20 are the new holders of the endowed chairs.

Bundy, who has been serving as visiting lecturer on Government, will be an associate professor of Government. Before coming to Harvard, he was a consultant for the E.C.A., and was co-author with Henry L. Stimson of the latter's memoirs.

Solomon, former associate director of the College laboratory of Social Relations, has been appointed associate professor of Social Relations. During the war Solomon worked on the re-design of B-29 fire control systems, and on emotional problems of men in the submarine service.

Sargent has been promoted from assistant to associate professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education. During 1946, he led a program which succeeded in obtaining a large increase of Massachusetts' state funds for support of public schools.

Endowed Chairs

Chamberlin will be David A. Wells Professor of Political Economy. He is editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and is currently and exchange professor to the University of Paris. Chamberlin worked with the O.S.S. during the last war, and is the author of two books on Economics.

The Walter Bigelow Rosen Chair of Music, established this spring, has been awarded to Thompson. Among the works of the well-knonwn contemporary composer are two symphonies, a choral work, "Testament of Freedom," based on the writings of Thomas Jefferson, suites for chamber ensembles, and other orchestral compositions.

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