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UR settles sexual harassment suit for $9.4 million (access required)

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The University of Rochester will pay $9.4 million in a settlement agreement announced Friday with nine former professors and students who sued the institution in 2017 over its handling of sexual harassment complaints.  The parties released a joint statement, thanking ...

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UR’s Feldman gives parting advice, but says he’ll stick around (access required)

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Richard Feldman, president of the University of Rochester for nearly 18 months, gave this bit of parting advice Tuesday night: “If you ever get invited to the Nobel Prize ceremony, go,” Feldman said. He was talking to an audience of ...

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UR names Wisconsin provost to be university’s first female president (access required)

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The University of Rochester has named a Wisconsin provost and the first woman in its history as president. Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, provost of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a psychology professor, will begin work in Rochester in the summer of ...

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Seligman gives farewell address (access required)

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Joel Seligman, the outgoing president of the University of Rochester, delivered a poignant farewell address Tuesday afternoon at the Memorial Art Gallery. Well-wishers filled the 290-seat auditorium and spilled over into MAG’s Cutler Union, where they watched a simulcast. In ...

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Seligman to give farewell address (access required)

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Joel Seligman, the outgoing president of the University of Rochester, is scheduled to deliver a farewell address Tuesday afternoon at the Memorial Art Gallery. Seligman announced his resignation Jan. 11, which becomes effective Feb. 28.  An interim president, Richard Feldman, ...

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