John Carrier Weaver, 79, a university administrator...


March 14, 1995

John Carrier Weaver, 79, a university administrator instrumental in the formation of the University of Wisconsin System with 27 campuses when he was its president from 1971 to 1977, died Friday at his home in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. He was president of the University of Missouri, with four campuses, from 1966 to 1970 and president of the University of Wisconsin, with a single campus in Madison, in 1971 before he oversaw its merger with the Wisconsin State University System.

Herbert Fromm, 90, a composer and writer who fled Nazi Germany before World War II, died Friday of heart disease in Brookline, Mass. He wrote the books "The Key to See -- Travel Journey of a Composer," "Seven Pockets" and "On Jewish Music -- A Composer's View."

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