Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Wellesley College appoints first African-American president

By Allison Pohle, Boston Globe

Wellesley College named Dr. Paula Johnson as its new president Thursday, making her the college’s first African-American leader.

Johnson is currently a professor at Harvard Medical School and is chief of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She’ll replace Kim Bottomly, who announced last April that she would step down after nine years as president of the private, women’s, liberal-arts university.

Read the story here.

Click here to read the official Wellesley College news release.

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