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Princeton Picks Biologist Tilghman as President

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Science  11 May 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5519, pp. 1040-1041
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5519.1040b

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Princeton University named Shirley Tilghman its president on 5 May, making her the first woman to hold that post and the first prominent genome leader to head a major university. Tilghman will take the helm in June, succeeding Harold Shapiro, who announced last fall that he was ready to step down after 13 years.