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Chancellor Cordova Becomes President of Purdue

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A new leader for Weslyan University.

ACE President to Step Down

David Ward

A First for Harvard

Drew Gilpin Faust

The bio for Drew Gilpin Faust, Harvard's new president come July 1, 2007, says that she is an "eminent historian." In mid-February, though, she made history herself by being the first woman in 371 years to be voted president of the Ivy League university.

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Appointments, Promotion and newsmakers

Bush Taps Gates for Cabinet Post

Texas A & M's Robert Gates tapped as Bush's new Defense Secretary

Vanderbilt Creates Website to Defend Gordon Gee

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Appointments, promotions and newsmakers.

First Lay Leader for International Catholic Group

Anthony Cernera, president of Sacred Heart University (Conn.)

University of California, Santa Cruz Mourns Chancellor

University of California, Santa Cruz Chancellor Denice Dee Denton, 46, died in the early summer in what authorities are reporting was an apparent suicide. Denton fell from a 43-story luxury apartment building in San Francisco in late June. Her mother was quoted in several press reports as saying that Denton had been depressed recently.