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Rutgers Names First African-American President in University’s 253-year History

HeadlineJan 22, 2020

In New Jersey, Rutgers University has named its first African-American president in the school’s 253-year history. Jonathan Holloway is a historian, author and expert in African-American studies, specializing in post-emancipation U.S. history. He previously served as the provost of Northwestern University and, before that, as the dean of Yale College.

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