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Jacobsen installed as president of Hobart and William Smith (access required)

Joyce P. Jacobsen at her presidential inauguration at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Joyce P. Jacobsen was officially installed as president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges on Friday, with an outdoor inauguration ceremony. Jacobsen is the first woman to head either of the two colleges that merged in 1906 to become the ...

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Joyce Jacobsen ready to spark Hobart and William Smith to further heights (access required)

Joyce Jacobsen

The world of academia sometimes pits professors against administrators. “Academics tend not to like their administrators because administrators tell us what we can’t do,” said Richard Grossman, professor and chair of economics at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. But when Joyce ...

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Three women poised to take first-ever higher-ed leadership roles (access required)

Sarah Mangelsdorf

On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.

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RIT’s Munson discusses joys, challenges of his time in Rochester so far

David Munson

Rochester Institute of Technology, with its more than 19,000 students and focus on career-minded majors and job creation, is the fifth-largest employer in the Rochester area. Locally the university employs 4,123 people with the vast majority of those in full-time ...

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