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University of Rochester Names Dr. Sarah Mangelsdorf as its First Female President

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The University of Rochester has appointed Dr. Sarah Mangelsdorf as its first female president.

Dr. Sarah Mangelsdorf

Prior to her new role, Mangelsdorf served as a professor of psychology, chief operating officer and provost at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, according to ABC-affiliate WHAM13.

“I’m immensely excited to be joining the University of Rochester, and I am looking forward to working with our outstanding faculty, students, staff, and alumni, and with the members of the greater Rochester community,” Mangelsdorf said.

Mangelsdorf received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. in child psychology from the University of Minnesota.

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