Yale psychology scholar goes from provost to president
- Less than three months after Yale president Richard C. Levin announced that this school year would be his last in the position he's held for 20 years, Yale University announced Thursday that Peter Salovey, celebrated psychology scholar and its provost of four years, would be taking the job.
- Over 150 candidates were considered by a search committee before the selection of Dr. Salovey, 54, who will begin work in his new position on June 30.
- Salovey has been a member of the Yale community for three decades--going from graduate student to professor, and on to various roles as a dean and senior member of the school's administration--and was seen as having an inside track to the job.
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Yale University said Thursday that Peter Salovey, a celebrated scholar of psychology who has been its provost for the past four years, would be its new president. The appointment came less than three months after Richard C. Levin announced that he would be stepping down as president at the end of this academic year, after 20 years in the job. ...
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