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L. Rafael Reif, after he was announced as MIT's 17th president in May (AP)
L. Rafael Reif, after he was announced as MIT's 17th president in May (AP)

Rafael Reif, the 17th president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, formally took office Friday with a stern warning for the school about some major challenges that it and other research universities are facing.

WBUR's Curt Nickisch spoke with host Deborah Becker about the inauguration.

This program aired on September 21, 2012.

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Curt Nickisch was formerly WBUR's business and technology reporter.

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