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Caltech inaugurates its new president in campus ceremony
Caltech inaugurates its new president in campus ceremony

Caltech inaugurated its new president Friday: Thomas Rosenbaum, a physicist who was previously provost at the University of Chicago. The outdoor inauguration ceremony at Beckman Auditorium, complete with a procession of faculty in their academic gowns, marked Rosenbaum’s formal step up to the leadership position at the renowned science and engineering school in Pasadena. He actually took office in July, succeeding Jean-Lou Chameau, who left Caltech last year to head King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia. Rosenbaum, 59, received his bachelor's degree in physics from Harvard University in 1977 and both a master's and a doctorate in physics...

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