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By Todd F. Braunstein

The staff's insistence that Dean of the College L. Fred Jewett '57 hurry up and make a decision--without waiting for all students to offer input--seems to run counter to every editorial published in the past two years.

Indeed, the opinions Jewett has been waiting for are not unimportant; they are the results of major polls of the student body by both the Independent and the Undergraduate Council. These survey results were released only in the past few days, and no other randomization survey of the kind has been conducted in at least a year. It is thus understandable that the dean has delayed his decision until now.

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