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Interim Chancellor Sam Hawgood is named to head UC San Francisco
Interim Chancellor Sam Hawgood is named to head UC San Francisco

Sam Hawgood, the dean of UC San Francisco’s medical school and interim chancellor of that campus since April, was nominated Wednesday to become the permanent leader of the research-powerhouse university. UC system President Janet Napolitano chose Hawgood to succeed former UC San Francisco Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, who left in March to become chief executive of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the well-funded charity that is active worldwide on health and poverty issues.  The UC board of regents is scheduled to vote next week on Hawgood’s nomination and salary. The Australian-born Hawgood, 61, previously was chairman of pediatrics and associate director of...

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