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Film academy to consider CEO Dawn Hudson's contract
Film academy to consider CEO Dawn Hudson's contract

In her nearly three years as chief executive of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Dawn Hudson has earned her share of praise and criticism. On Tuesday night, the board of governors is expected to consider renewing her deal, which expires in June. Since she joined the academy in 2011, Hudson has attempted a difficult high-wire act, opening the group to change without losing the support of a 51-member board devoted to preserving its historically prestigious image. Hudson has played a key role in the development of the academy's new museum and pressed for more diversity among its membership and staff. But she has also faced disapproval over her spending and her...

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