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TWO UNIVERSITIES HIRE THEIR FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENTS

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Earlier this week, two universities announced that they will be led by their first female presidents. Sarah Mangelsdorf will helm the University of Rochester, which enrolls approximately 10,000 students. She will be leaving her current position as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin at the end of the academic year. The University of Minnesota System welcomes its first female president, Joan Gabel, who currently serves as provost of the University of South Carolina. Gabel's new position will have her overseeing five campuses that enroll 56,000 students, beginning July 1, 2019.

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