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Princeton News: Swarthmore College taps Princeton dean as new president

SWARTHMORE, Pa. (AP) – Princeton University’s dean is leaving to become president of Swarthmore College.

Swarthmore officials announced Saturday that Valerie Smith will begin leading the small liberal arts school near Philadelphia on July 1.

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Smith has served as dean at Princeton since 2011. She first came to the school in 1980 as an instructor of English and African-American studies.

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SWARTHMORE, Pa. (AP) – Princeton University’s dean is leaving to become president of Swarthmore College.

Swarthmore officials announced Saturday that Valerie Smith will begin leading the small liberal arts school near Philadelphia on July 1.

Smith has served as dean at Princeton since 2011. She first came to the school in 1980 as an instructor of English and African-American studies.

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