Some background on Gilpin Faust

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Drew Gilpin Faust has been named the first president of Harvard University. She also holds an appointment as the Lincoln Professor of History in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Before coming to Radcliffe, Faust was Annenberg Professor of History and director of the Women's Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Historian Drew Gilpin Faust speaks at Harvard University in the Thompson Room of the Barker Center as she is named President of Harvard...Read Full Story

Dr. Drew Gilpin Faust is Harvard's first female president

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"This is a crack in the glass ceiling, in the sense that to have as prestigious an institution as Harvard expand their notion of suitability for the presidency, sets an example for the rest of academia that's hard to ignore," says Margaret Miller, professor of higher education at the University of Virginia.Read Full Story