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Harvard Selects New President

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The new president of Harvard University, Drew Gilpin Faust, says she hopes her appointment can be a symbol of an opening of opportunities that would have been inconceivable a generation ago.

Gilpin Faust is the first woman to head the university, and in a sign she intends to heal divisions that arose under her predecessor, Lawrence Summers, Gilpin Faust says Harvard's faculty must find new ways to work together.

This program aired on February 11, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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