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First Black Ivy League President to Step Down

On Wednesday, Ruth J. Simmons, 66, announced that she will be leaving her position as president of Brown University at the end of this academic year. Simmons said that her time at the school, which was founded in 1764, was “deeply satisfying,” but now it is the right time for new leadership.

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