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Duke Univ. president: Diversity forces new view of problems


August 6, 2017

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — As questions about the Trump administration's direction on race and college admissions swirled this week, the new president of Duke University said his tenure would seek to expand diversity at the elite private campus while preserving fairness.

Diversity of views and knowledge is fundamental to higher education's task of pushing the limits of research and training problem-solvers, Vince Price said in an interview a month after starting his job July 1.

Price, 60, won awards as a political science and communications professor before becoming the University of Pennsylvani...

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