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Yale’s New President Takes Over

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Incoming Yale President Peter Salovey. Photo from Yale University online press release.

Incoming Yale President Peter Salovey. Photo from Yale University online press release.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Peter Salovey has taken over as president of Yale University.

Salovey’s official inauguration takes place in October. But he began work quietly on Monday, moving into his office at Woodbridge Hall, meeting with staff, making phone calls to members of the Yale Corporation and hosting a reception for university officials.

He tells the New Haven Register (http://bit.ly/11cGnsb ) the day was exciting and humbling.

Salovey is Yale’s 23rd President. He succeeds Richard Levin, who led the school for 20 years before stepping down.

Salovey is a psychologist and an expert in the field of emotional intelligence. He’s also a bluegrass musician, and was recently awarded a commission as a colonel from the governor of Kentucky for his prowess on the double bass.
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Information from: New Haven Register, http://www.nhregister.com

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