Daughter Of Caribbean Immigrants Named New Dean At Harvard
25 July, 2018. (News Americas Now), NEW YORK, NY – The daughter of Caribbean immigrants has been named a dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the prestigious Harvard University.
Professor Claudine Gay, who was born to Haitian immigrant parents in New York, will assume the position on Aug. 15th, Harvard President Larry Bacow announced on Monday, July 23rd.
Professor Gay succeeds Michael Smith in the post, who is stepping down after 11 years.
“It is hard to imagine a more exciting opportunity than to learn from and lead the faculty, staff, and students of the FAS,” commented Gay on the appointment. “I am reminded daily that ours is an extraordinary community — diverse, ambitious, and deeply committed to teaching and research excellence. I look forward to working together to advance our shared mission, one never more important than it is now.”
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